[tex-live] xindy doesn't work on windows
P.Taylor at rhul.ac.uk
Wed Aug 22 23:38:22 CEST 2012
Reinhard Kotucha wrote:
> TMPDIR is used on Unix. The reason why it's checked first is because
> though Cygwin is a Unix like system, the Windows environment is
> inherited. A few variables are even adapted so that Windows paths can
> be used.
> Here is an excerpt (Cygwin on XP):
> In order to allow Cygwin users to control the behaviour by setting
> TMPDIR, this variable must have the precedence.
OK, thanks Reinhard, but still somewhat confused in that this
is (as far as I can tell) the first time that Cygwin has come
into this thread ... Where/how is Cygwin involved ?
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