[tex-live] Wrong directory separator for bib files on Windows

Kyeong Soo (Joseph) Kim kyeongsoo.kim at gmail.com
Fri Oct 18 10:50:27 CEST 2013

On Thu, Oct 17, 2013 at 11:51 PM, Philip Taylor <P.Taylor at rhul.ac.uk> wrote:
> Kyeong Soo (Joseph) Kim wrote:
>> I installed texlive today on Windows 7 (64 bit), but BiBTeX cannot
>> find any bib files not only on 'texmf-local' or '~/texmf' directories
>> but also on the current directory.
> ...
>> So I wonder why the directory separator was not properly set only for
>> 'bib' files. For your information, I unset all TEXMF-related
>> environment variables and haven't done any changes for texlive
>> installation.
>> Any advice would be greatly appreciated.
> Looks OK here with TeX Live 2013 and Windows 7 Enterprise 32-bit, Kyeong
> Soo :
>> D:\TeX\Live\2013>kpsewhich -show-path=bib
>> .;C:/Users/Chaa006/.texlive2013/texmf-config/bibtex/bib//;C:/Users/Chaa006/.texl
>> ive2013/texmf-var/bibtex/bib//;C:/Users/Chaa006/texmf/bibtex/bib//;!!D:/TeX/Live
>> /2013/texmf-config/bibtex/bib//;!!D:/TeX/Live/2013/texmf-var/bibtex/bib//;!!D:/T
>> eX/Live/2013/../texmf-local/bibtex/bib//;!!D:/TeX/Live/2013/texmf-dist/bibtex/bi
>> b//
> Philip Taylor


Many thanks for the prompt response!

In fact, this turned out to be my fault; I removed all TEXMF*
variables, but found that I set BIBINPUTS for AUCTEX of Emacs.
The results from 'kpsewhich -show-path=bib' shows the value of this variable.

Now it works without any problem.


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