[texhax] Puzzle: bibtex working when it *shouldn't*!!! ???

Reinhard Kotucha reinhard.kotucha at web.de
Thu May 10 03:32:54 CEST 2018

On 2018-05-09 at 07:57:55 -0400, Jerry wrote:

 > By the way, I would prefer using, in my case MiKTex with TeXstudio
 > 2.12.8 on a MS Windows 10 system any day over using it on a FreeBSD
 > system. For the record, I use FreeBSD for several applications, but
 > LaTeX is not one of them.  I have several friends who have
 > expressed their opinion that MiKTeX works better on MS Windows and
 > is easier to maintain that TeX Live is on a *.nix or *BSD
 > system. Obviously, I have not verified everyone of those claims.

I distinguish between the behavior of programs shipped with various
TeX distros and the tools you need in order to maintain a particular
distro.  Of course, anybody can use the distro of his choice but the
behavior of programs like tex, bibtex, etc. should not depend on the


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