[blfs-dev] Success with xindy on i386

Ken Moffat zarniwhoop at ntlworld.com
Wed Jan 21 13:59:17 PST 2015

On Wed, Jan 21, 2015 at 10:43:55PM +0100, Pierre Labastie wrote:
> Hi,
> I have eventually found the time to build and test texlive on a 32 bit VM.
> Well, both tests for xindy pas: the index page is built and displayed (using
> either epdfview or mupdf).
> LFS SVN-20141225
> Current BLFS
> I know it is not very helpful, but what else could I say?
> Oh yes, I know what to say. Ken did a magnificent job!

 <embarrassed>Thanks for testing it, and for the fixes along the
way.  I would have done a better job if it did not fail for _me_ ;-)

 Must be something odd in my build (it also fails for me in a 32-bit

> I have only very old i386 machines (pentium 4 from 2003 with 512 Mb, and
> pentium M from 2005 and 1 Gb memory), so I do not want to try to build a
> modern LFS on them. I mean I can test on bare metal only for 64 bit.
> Pierre

 Thanks for your efforts.  If Bruce is still heading towards xindy,
I suggest leaving the Note until he has tried it.

Nanny Ogg usually went to bed early. After all, she was an old lady.
Sometimes she went to bed as early as 6 a.m.

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