[tex-live] Fwd: xindy bugs + fixes (xindy.sty, perl scripts)

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Wed Mar 18 14:28:45 CET 2009

Hi Zdenek,

On Mi, 18 Mär 2009, Zdenek Wagner wrote:
> I tried to contact Andreas Schlechte and Roger Kehr but probably the
> e-mail addresses given in the files are old and no longer working. I
> sent the mail to the xindy-discuss list but with no response. Maybe
> someone of you knows whom to contact.

Hmm, I forwarded your email to Jörg Sommer who is the maintainer of the
Debian xindy package, maybe he knows more.

> xindy is included in TeX Live 2008 but xindy.sty is not although it
> looks very useful. However, I managed to find xindy.sty only in the
> CVS repository.
> If it helps and if the authors agree, I can package it for inclusion in TL.

I would suggest that you send a diff against current TL (if possible, ie
if you have a checkout of our svn repo), otherwise simply of all the
files you have changed, and I will merge them into our distribution.
I guess we can simply add
(I am a bit surprised that xindy has all its file in texmf and not

Best wishes


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