[OS X TeX] Xindy?

Simon Spiegel simon at simifilm.ch
Sun Jul 16 16:17:58 EDT 2006

On 08.07.2006, at 23:30, Jonathan Kew wrote:

>> On 8-jul-2006, at 15:12, Peter Dyballa wrote:
>>> Am 08.07.2006 um 14:58 schrieb Maarten Sneep:
>>>> This beta includes a lisp that is known to work with xindy,  
>>>> simplifying the build quite a bit.
>>> What about the Xindy RTE? It seems it is missing Mac OS X and PPC  
>>> support ... (crashes and false assumptions)
> Just out of curiosity (how hard can this be, I wondered?), I  
> decided to have a go at building xindy for OS X. If anyone cares to  
> try it out (I've just run a couple of minimal examples, but they  
> seemed to work OK), you can find a link to the archive at <http:// 
> www.jfkew.plus.com/xindy-macosx.html>.
> This should be complete and ready-to-run (on Tiger; no idea if  
> it'll run on Panther); just unpack into /opt/xindy-2.2 and add the / 
> opt/xindy-2.2/bin directory to your PATH. The binary is PPC, not  
> Intel (sorry, you people with new machines)... but that's what  
> Rosetta is for.
> I'd be interested to know if this works for people, but can't offer  
> any support if it doesn't!
> JK

I'm a bit late to reply on this, I just came back from my vacations.  
Thank you very much for providing this, I'll check it and give my  
feedback next week.

Simon Spiegel
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