[tex-live] Problem with XINDY_SEARCHPATH

Akira Kakuto kakuto at fuk.kindai.ac.jp
Tue Aug 18 11:52:44 CEST 2015

Dear Rolf Niepraschk,

> The searchpath can be set with the environment variable
> XINDY_SEARCHPATH which must contain a list of colon-separated directories.
> If it ends with a colon, the built-in searchpath is added to
> the entire searchpath.

The manual seems to be wrong. In the present xindy, xindy.run or
xindy-lisp.exe understand XINDY_SEARCHPATH. However if this is
set, it must be complete. No subtree searching is done.
And it seems that the built-in search path is not added to it.
The built-in search path is used only if XINDY_SEARCHPATH is not defined.

Usually it may be sufficient with
since partial subtree searching is done in xindy.pl.

Best regards,

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