[tex-live] TeXLive 2014: xindy fails on windows
siepo at cybercomm.nl
Mon Jun 16 15:22:46 CEST 2014
On Mon, Jun 16, 2014 at 02:48:51PM +0200, Siep Kroonenberg wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 16, 2014 at 02:16:34PM +0200, Ulrike Fischer wrote:
> > Am Mon, 16 Jun 2014 13:48:35 +0200 schrieb Ulrike Fischer:
> > > I get an "xindy-lisp.exe system error" which says that
> > > "libiconv-2.dll" is missing on the computer.
> > > I then copied the xindy-lisp.exe and the xindy.mem from my miktex
> > > installation to the texlive bin folder and this seems to work. So
> > > what is the problem with the xindy-lisp from texlive? Why does it
> > > need this .dll?
> > I know tested also with the xindy-lisp and xindy.mem from a current
> > w32tex.org (the date of the applications is 10.05.2014): They give
> > the libiconv-2.dll error too.
> > The xindy-lisp in my miktex (which works) is from 14.4.2014.
> The mingw compiler with which I compiled Perl, which is the one from
> Strawberry Perl, comes with libiconv-2_.dll. The problem goes away
> if I add this file to tlpkg/tlperl/bin and remove the underscore.
This compiler also includes a libiconv.a, which suggests that iconv
could have been linked statically, i.e. then no separate dll would
have been needed.
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