# [tex-live] biber in cygwin64 tl2016 builds

Ken Brown kbrow1i at gmail.com
Thu May 19 15:06:42 CEST 2016

On 5/19/2016 8:50 AM, Ulrike Fischer wrote:
> Am Thu, 19 May 2016 09:46:28 +0100 schrieb David Carlisle:
>
>> biber apparently hangs on any input if I just use something as simple as
>>
>> \documentclass{article}
>> \usepackage{biblatex}
>> \begin{document}
>> \end{document}
>>
>>
>> then after pdflatex file, biber file just hangs at the command line
>> with no output and no log (even with --trace) and I have to kill it.
>
> You could also add an issue to the biber tracker
> https://github.com/plk/biber/issues. Philip has perhaps an idea
> what's going on.

I built the binary, so let me take a look and see if I can figure out
what the problem is.  Phil, I may need your help.  Do you have any
debugging hints?

Ken