TeX Live on Windows: Texinfo not available?

Siep Kroonenberg siepo at bitmuis.nl
Wed Jun 3 16:58:32 CEST 2020

On Wed, Jun 03, 2020 at 12:41:53PM +0200, Werner Simbürger wrote:
> Hello all,
> It seems that "texi2pdf" is probably a "texinfo" command line tool (?),
> which invokes pdflatex.
> On the other hand, there is a CTAN package "texinfo" which indicates using
> "texinfo" with TeX Live:
> https://www.ctan.org/pkg/texinfo
> I was not able to compile texinfo *.texi files with TeX Live on Windows.

I had no trouble compiling octave.texi on w10 with pdftex from the unpacked
source package, even without running configure. After a second run I
had an outline and a toc, but no index. The required texindex
command was indeed unavailable on windows.

Siep Kroonenberg

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