[Tugindia] How to compile ICU

Radhakrishnan CV cvr at river-valley.org
Sun Apr 17 00:36:46 CEST 2011

On Sun, Apr 17, 2011 at 12:55 AM, Aravinda VK
<hallimanearavind at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> Have some issue in kannada text rendering in texlive 2010 xelatex. Since
> xetex uses internal Icu, i need to compile latest version of Icu for
> texlive.
> Please suggest how can do that.
> How to check which version of ICU texlive 2010 is currently using. I
> searched in /usr/local/texlive/2010 but didn't find any.

You need to check out the build sources from the SVN repository of
TeXLive, which is at:


The current version of ICU in the TeXLive build sources is 1.6.
Anonymous check out is permitted with the command:

  svn co svn://tug.org/texlive/trunk

For more details, take a look at:



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