[OS X TeX] bibtex8

Peter Dyballa Peter_Dyballa at Web.DE
Wed Jun 15 10:53:34 CEST 2005

Am 13.06.2005 um 23:26 schrieb Werenfried Spit:

> Does anyone know how to get bibtex8 working on osX? The executable
> is present in /usr/local/teTeX/bin/powerpc-apple-darwin-current/bibtex8
> and it is running, but it is unable to find either .csf or .bst files. 
> Adding
> the proper paths to texmf.cnf is to no avail. Even putting the files in
> the current dir does not work.

I'm a bit late with my answer ...

Since you mention texmf.cnf: what path were you trying to add? I think 
bibtex uses just two paths, those addressed by BIBINPUTS and by 
BSTINPUTS, the latter one containing the csf files with the rules to 
sort too since this is some kind of 'style.' It is 
$TEXMF/bibtex/{bst,}//, meaning for example 
/usr/local/teTeX/share/texmf.local/bibtex/csf or 

bibtex has its own top-level tree since it is not derived from TeX (or 



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