[tex-live] biber (2.6) and biblatex (3.10) incompatible
christian.stadelmann at mailbox.org
Sat Feb 10 12:05:00 CET 2018
currently, when installing texlive through tlmgr, it will install biber
2.6 and biblatex 3.10, which are incompatible. As a result, any run of
biber will fail, rendering it useless:
INFO - This is Biber 2.6
INFO - Logfile is 'outdir/Thesis.blg'
INFO - Reading 'outdir/Thesis.bcf'
ERROR - Error: Found biblatex control file version 3.4, expected
This means that your biber (2.6) and biblatex (3.10) versions are
See compat matrix in biblatex or biber PDF documentation.
INFO - ERRORS: 1
This issue has been raised before (in November 2017, see ). At that
time, there were issues with biber/biblatex, which resulted in an
update being redrawn. These bugs are now fixed, as the MiKTeX builds
There was an issue with tex4ht (in the same thread), but I am not sure
it is fixed. There was no update to tex4ht at least. On the other hand,
tex4ht hasn't seen an update for years and the base has moved a bit.
From a web search it seems like there are several fixups needed to make
tex4ht work with modern tex packages anyway, so I doubt this can be
fixed from the texlive side.
Are there any plans to update biber to a version compatible with
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