[blfs-dev] Success with xindy on i386

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Wed Jan 21 14:26:20 PST 2015


Ken Moffat wrote:
> 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
> VM).
>
>> 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.

I still would like to do it, but I've got some other things going on 
right now. I hope I can get it done by the end of the month.

   -- Bruce




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