[tex-live] TeXLive 2014: xindy fails on windows

Siep Kroonenberg siepo at cybercomm.nl
Mon Jun 16 14:48:51 CEST 2014

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.

Siep Kroonenberg

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