[tex-live] xindy doesn't work on windows

Akira Kakuto kakuto at fuk.kindai.ac.jp
Fri Aug 24 10:56:56 CEST 2012

Dear Philip,

> Is it possible to send me a stand-alone Perl program that
> demonstrates the problem ?  I would be more than willing to
> investigate how it might be addressed without placing such
> constraints on a normal would-be Windows TeX Live user.

It may not be a perl problem.
Try the example by Ulrike by defining TEMP with short names.
BTW, I don't see short names in the output of the command
"set" on my Windows XP. I don't disable 8dot3.

> "fsutil" needs to be launched from an elevated command prompt,
> and such a solution is clearly only useful while investigating,
> not as an integral part of the final solution.

Completely agreed.


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