[tex-live] biber in TeX Live

Victor Ivrii vivrii at gmail.com
Wed Apr 21 23:03:47 CEST 2010

2010/4/21 François Charette <firmicus at ankabut.net>:

> I should also point out to Victor that most of the outstanding installation
> problems reported in the past have been resolved, especially those
> concerning  the dependency Text::BibTeX (and its underlying btparse
> library), whose most recent version on CPAN now installs smoothly on most
> platforms (it used to have been nearly impossible to install on Windows, and
> was sometimes problematic on Mac OSX too). So it is definitely worth trying
> again with version 0.53. (Don't forget to run ./Build installdeps after
> running "perl Build.PL": that takes care of automatically installing all
> dependencies). If you still encounter problems, you are very much encouraged
> to report them on the Biber User Forum on SF:

Well, I was running (sudo) ./Build installdeps

but it stumbled upon few things so I went to install them manually but
they had other dependencies missing or not as new as required and
probably this was a reason. So I went manually down the tree and
installed biber. True Text::BibTeX had most branching dependencies.


> http://sourceforge.net/projects/biblatex-biber/forums/forum/824416 . We will
> gladly help!
> Best,
> François Charette

Victor Ivrii, Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Toronto

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