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Re: Packaging tex-xindy

On 25/11/2018 22:02, David Holland wrote:
On Tue, Nov 20, 2018 at 10:13:56AM +0000, Jaap Boender wrote:
  > For 8.8.2, the problem is something called xindy, a TeX index generator.
  > We've got a package for it, but that only seems to contain the scripts;
  > there is an executable bit for it that is written in CLISP. TeXLive
  > distributes it as a binary, it seems; there are some binary versions for at
  > least netbsd-amd64 and netbsd-i386.


Maybe "persuade upstream to use something else"? :-/

The world would certainly be a better place if every upstream project made sane decisions, but such is the sad fate of the packager :)



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