[OS X TeX] bibtex8

Werenfried Spit w.spit at planet.nl
Thu Jun 16 23:24:21 CEST 2005

Op 15 jun 2005 om 10:53 heeft Peter Dyballa het volgende geschreven:

> 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 
> ~/Library/texmf/bibtex/csf.

I did try to adat BIBINPUTS and BSTINPUTS. It especially puzzles me 
that bibtex (7bit) is
capable of finding all bst-files I have, and bibtex8 can find none. 
Maybe bibtex8 uses
a different texmf.cnf file?

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