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ID 3
Status Closed (fixed)
Category glossaries
Version v3.04
Interpreter N/A
Summary xindy can't find module for language german

Report

When the document language is (n)german and the inputenc package is loaded xindy currently can't find a suitable module and thus has to resort to language "general" in the end.

Excerpt from the terminal output generated by makeglossaries:

xindy -L german -C utf8 -I xindy ...

Cannot locate xindy module for language german in codepage utf8.

Retrying using default codepage.

xindy -L german -I xindy ...
Cannot locate xindy module for language german.

Retrying with -L general

xindy -L general -I xindy ...

Opening logfile ...
MWE:
\documentclass[ngerman]{article}

\usepackage{babel}

\usepackage[utf8]{inputenc}

\usepackage[xindy]{glossaries}

\makeglossaries

\newglossaryentry{Begriff}{name={Begriff}, description={Ein Begriff}}

\glsaddall

\begin{document}

\printglossary

\end{document}

Evaluation

For German, xindy needs to know whether to use "din5007" or "duden".

As from makeglossaries version 2.06 (glossaries v3.05) I've added "din5007" as the default to makeglossaries if the language is set to german.

Workaround for Earlier Versions

Either use
\GlsSetXdyCodePage{duden-utf8}
or
\GlsSetXdyCodePage{din5007-utf8}

Comment from anonymous
Date: 2015-03-18 10:19:40 CDT

The issum mentioned above exists in v 4.12(Tex Live 2014). It can be reproduced by invoking makeglossaries on a file containing the MWE above, while the workaround is still applicable.

Comment from Nicola Talbot
Date: 2015-07-09 10:22 BST

This should now be fixed in makeglossaries version 2.16 (glossaries version 4.16).

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