[tex-live] shouldn't biber be a dependency of biblatex ?

jfbu jfbu at free.fr
Thu May 19 14:03:15 CEST 2016

Le 19 mai 2016 à 13:55, jfbu <jfbu at free.fr> a écrit :

> Hi,
> following on David's report today I wanted to check on mac os x, but I not installed bib-related stuff.
> tlmgr info --list biblatex reports
>> BibLaTeX uses its own data backend program called "biber" to read and process the bibliographic data. With biber, BibLaTeX has many features rivalling or surpassing other bibliography systems.
> but there is no mention of biber executable in the produced list.
> And indeed after tlmgr install biblatex, the biber executable is not installed.

I also needed tlmgr install logreq after biblatex + biber

Sorry for post-final pretest report.


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