index package

David Carlisle d.p.carlisle at
Sun Mar 31 14:00:40 CEST 2024

checking on overleaf, this document gives an error since at least 2014 when
l3backend (or in fact the whole of expl3) was not in the format at all
So I don't think the package breakage is related to any recent l3 changes.






On Sun, 31 Mar 2024 at 12:38, Herbert Schulz via tex-live <tex-live at>

> Howdy,
> The index package no longer works with the most recent l3backend. It's
> been around a long time without being updated (last update, a beta, in
> 2004) and the documentation doesn't seem to list a contact point for the
> author.
> Good Luck,
> Herb Schulz
> herbs2 at
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