[OS X TeX] xindy problem

Maarten Sneep maarten.sneep at xs4all.nl
Sat Jun 26 16:13:02 CEST 2004

On 26 jun 2004, at 16:02, Robert Voogdgeert wrote:

> Op 26-jun-04 om 13:08 heeft Maarten Sneep het volgende geschreven:
>> On 26 jun 2004, at 12:41, Robert Voogdgeert wrote:
>>> After installing xindy in the way described at their website. I get 
>>> `command not found' in the terminal when I try to use it. Apparently 
>>> I did something wrong. Does any of you know what to do?
>> Where did you find those instructions? --- because there is no 
>> pre-packaged binary distribution for Mac OS X, the build instructions 
>> of xindy are somewhat convoluted. What did you do? More details are 
>> needed to even start to get an answer.
> As you can see I'm quite ignorant when it comes to matters like this. 
> I thought I had actually installed Xindy. But I only got the files 
> (xindy, tex2xindy, makeindexsh) in usr/local/bin in the way described 
> in the doc at their site.
> If you could tell me how to procede I'd be helped.

Trouble is, no one really knows, although I think that Piet van Oostrum 
mentioned he had it running. It most certainly is not easy to get it to 
run. If you do have access to another computer that is supported, that 
is probably easier (by far). Any reason not to use the old, but already 
installed, makeindex?


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