[tex-live] BibLatex issues after last upgrade

Angelo Graziosi angelo.graziosi at alice.it
Wed Mar 9 01:09:38 CET 2016

Il 09/03/2016 00:44, Ken Brown ha scritto:
> On 3/8/2016 5:13 AM, Angelo Graziosi wrote:
>> This morning I did a TL-2015 upgrade but some documents do not build any
>> more. For example:
>> $ latexmk -pdf solutio_majorana
>> [...]
>> (/opt/texlive/texmf-dist/tex/latex/biblatex/bbx/authoryear.bbx
>> (/opt/texlive/texmf-dist/tex/latex/biblatex/bbx/standard.bbx))
>> (/opt/texlive/texmf-dist/tex/latex/biblatex-philosophy/philosophy-standard.bbx
>> ! Undefined control sequence.
>> l.1597 \ifblx at load@version at one
> Hi Angelo,
> The problem seems to be that \ifblx at load@version at one was renamed to
> \ifblx at load@version at legacy in biblatex-3.3.  This happened in commit

Yes, I understood this after Karl forwarded Phil's message..

But, Phil, you wrote:

> I’m not surprised - this style is using internals which are not supposed
> to be exposed to anyone - there a *lot* of internal changes in version
> 3.3 to allow future expansion and features. That particular macro has
> been renamed to
> \ifblx at load@version at legacy
> The style author should be contacted.

This is obscure.. should we contact someone else?

> 09f8438 in the biblatex git repo, which did a lot of renaming.  Phil,
> did you intend to keep the old names as legacy aliases?

> Ken

Thanks, Angelo.

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