[tex-live] bug report - bibtex BIBINPUTS error, Ubuntu hardy, 2007-13
greenfield at egr.uri.edu
Sat Feb 28 07:25:38 CET 2009
> You probably have a books.bib in the standard search path.
> The colon instructs bibtex to search there first. Changing
> the name of your .bib file probably makes its name unique.
This solved the problem.
I put the citation in a file gooblygook.bib and restored the colon to the
front of BIBINPUTS. Bibtex was then able to find the citation.
Thanks for the clear explanation.
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