[tex-live] Problem with XINDY_SEARCHPATH
Rolf.Niepraschk at gmx.de
Tue Aug 18 08:40:08 CEST 2015
I have tried to use a modified search path with the index processor "xindy" but it doesn't work. The following trivial procedure works:
xindy -v -C utf8 -L general -I latex -M foo.xdy document.idx
Then I move the xindy style file "foo.xdy" in a subdirectory
mv foo.xdy xxx/
XINDY_SEARCHPATH='./xxx:' xindy -v -C utf8 -L general -I latex -M foo.xdy document.idx
(Note the colon at the end of the path.)
This call give the following error:
Error in line 1:
ERROR: PROBE-FILE: wildcards are not allowed here: #P"/home/niepra01/lisp/**/lang/general/utf8-lang.xdy"
The xindy manual says:
The searchpath can be set with the environment variable XINDY_SEARCHPATH which must contain a list of colon-separated directories. If it ends with a colon, the built-in searchpath is added to the entire searchpath.
What goes wrong here?
I work with an up-to-date TeXLive installation on Linux. Thanks in advance.
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