[OS X TeX] Xindy
rbm49 at ext.canterbury.ac.nz
Fri Apr 2 19:41:03 EST 2004
On Fri, Apr 02, 2004 at 01:45:26PM +0200, Martin Costabel wrote:
> On 2 avr. 2004, at 09:13, Steffen Lund Hokland wrote:
> >>I actually tried to build it for you, but it's not turn-key, and I'm
> >>not knowledgeable enough to figure it out in the time that I have.
> >Thanks for the effort - I imagine that it will be available through
> >FINK at some point....
> You can put in a package request on Fink's package request tracker. But
> I wouldn't hold my breath. I had a look at this thing and found it
> pretty appalling (from a porting point of view). The project seems
> basically dead, it comes back from the grave once every 3 years or so.
> It uses Clisp, but doesn't work with any known contemporary version of
> CLisp. It has a home-grown build system that seems to be older than any
> of the contemporary tools that allow platform independence. And so on.
> Is it really worth it?
If you can suggest an alternative with similar functionality I'd be
pleased to try it ;-)
By the way, it may be worth directing questions to the xindy mailing
list. It's not very active but it's still alive. Details at bottom of:
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