[tex-eplain] a new index bug?

Gérald Tenenbaum gtenenb at free.fr
Thu Aug 30 01:01:36 CEST 2007

>Thanks to Gérald Tenenbaum who provided his .ind file, I could
>reproduce the bug, and found the problem with the disappearing
>double-column material, and several other bugs/problems with the
>multi-column macros.
>All these changes, of course, will break backward compatibility, but
>at least some of them can be considered bug fixes.  But if somebody
>feels against any of the changes, I can take them out of the patch.
>This multi-column business is pretty tricky, so it would be great if
>somebody could test the changes in production and/or review the patch
>before I apply it.  (I did try the patch on many tests, including
>those in the test subdir.)  I've uploaded the patched eplain.tex to
>   http://tug.org/eplain/misc/eplain.tex.3-1-91.zip
>To Gérald:  Can you please try it with the copy of your document that
>you saved, and see if it fixes your columns?  Just unzip it and put it
>in the same directory with your document, it should be found instead
>of your system eplain.tex.

Dear Oleg,

Bravo to you. This is a complete success: the index now come out complete.
Many thanks and congratulations.
Kindest regards,


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