[OS X TeX] makebst in TeX Live 2009

Jeremy Conlin jlconlin at gmail.com
Wed Jan 6 00:26:22 CET 2010

On Tue, Jan 5, 2010 at 4:23 PM, Maxwell, Adam R <adam.maxwell at pnl.gov> wrote:
> On 01/05/10 14:55, "Jeremy Conlin" <jlconlin at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I am using TeX Live 2009 in my MacBook Pro.  (I used the one-click
>> installer.)  I am trying to use makebst to make a custom bibliography
>> style, but I can't seem to find makebst on my system anywhere.  Did
>> this get excluded in TL 2009?  I'm sure I used it with TL 2008.  Am I
>> missing something?
> How are you invoking it or searching for it?  `kpsewhich makebst` returns
> /usr/local/texlive/2009/texmf-dist/tex/latex/custom-bib/makebst.tex on my
> system.  Additionally, locate(1) finds the following files named makebst:
> /usr/local/texlive/2009/texmf-dist/doc/latex/custom-bib/makebst.pdf
> /usr/local/texlive/2009/texmf-dist/source/latex/custom-bib/makebst.drv
> /usr/local/texlive/2009/texmf-dist/source/latex/custom-bib/makebst.dtx
> /usr/local/texlive/2009/texmf-dist/source/latex/custom-bib/makebst.ins
> /usr/local/texlive/2009/texmf-dist/tex/latex/custom-bib/makebst.tex

Silly me.  I thought it was just an executable.  I should have done:

$ latex makebst

instead I did

$ makebst

and my machine found no executable, of course.


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