[tex-live] Problem with XINDY_SEARCHPATH

Joachim Schrod jschrod at acm.org
Wed Sep 2 03:31:23 CEST 2015

On 08/19/15 10:47, Rolf Niepraschk wrote:
> Dear Akira,
> ...
>> The manual seems to be wrong. In the present xindy, xindy.run or
>> xindy-lisp.exe understand XINDY_SEARCHPATH. However if this is
>> set, it must be complete. No subtree searching is done.
>> And it seems that the built-in search path is not added to it.
>> The built-in search path is used only if XINDY_SEARCHPATH is not defined.
>> Usually it may be sufficient with
>> XINDY_SEARCHPATH="./xxx:/your-texmf-dist/xindy/modules:/your-texmf-dist/xindy/modules/base"
>> since partial subtree searching is done in xindy.pl.
> thank you for the explanation. Nevertheless, I would like to have this missing feature.

Agreed, that's a bug. I'll add it.


Joachim Schrod, Roedermark, Germany
Email: jschrod at acm.org

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