[tex-live] (fwd) missing binary in texlive-music package: songidx

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Wed Dec 18 05:31:15 CET 2013

HI TeX Livers,

there are not so many packages, but some have binaries to be build,
like this one, songs, which contains a program songidx.

How do we deal with something like this?

I checked that also in TL itself the binary is missing.


----- Forwarded message from Matthew Gates <matthewg42 at gmail.com> -----

> From: Matthew Gates <matthewg42 at gmail.com>
> Subject: [Bug 1262019] [NEW] missing binary in texlive-music package: songidx
> To: preining at logic.at
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> Date: Wed, 18 Dec 2013 01:07:59 -0000
> Public bug reported:
> As per the documentation for songs.sty here:
> http://songs.sourceforge.net/songsdoc/songs.html#sec10.3 I expect a
> binary called songidx to exist in the path somewhere, but it is missing.
> IMO this should be in the same package as the songs.sty file - namely
> texlive-music, although I am not a heavy LaTeX / TeX user so there might
> be a better way to arrange it.
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