[OS X TeX] Who is using biblatex?

Simon Spiegel simon at simifilm.ch
Tue Nov 30 20:55:49 CET 2010

On 30.11.2010, at 20:54, Alan T Litchfield wrote:

> On 1/12/2010, at 8:30 AM, Simon Spiegel wrote:
>> Of course, what is difficult, always lies in the eye of the beholder, but compiling biber yourself really isn't so difficult. You mainly need a proper perl installation (I use the macports installation) and then you need to install a bunch of perl modules via cpan. Depending on how much you're used to working with the terminal and with perl, this is certainly doable.
> Yes, I have perl 5.8.8 so no problem there. The build successfully installed the necessary CPAN dependencies (which is nice) but reports that it ``Can't locate IPC/Cmd.pm in @INC''. Installing that perl reports two more dependencies not met. ...

That means IPC::Cmd is missing. A 'sudo cpan IPC::Cmd' should fix this.

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