[tex-live] TeXLive2009: Issue with bibtex+babelbib

Johann Felix Soden johfel at gmx.de
Thu Oct 8 20:20:54 CEST 2009

Hi Karl,

On  Thursday, 08.10.2009, 12:14 -0500 Karl Berry wrote:
> Thanks for the report, but please direct usage questions like this to
> texhax at tug.org in the future.  This list is specifically about problems
> in TeX Live itself, not general package questions.

I will do. Please clarify the information about bug reporting on
http://www.tug.org/texlive/pretest.html .

> Anyway:
>     because of a strange % in generated minimal.bbl:
> That is what normally happens with long unbreakable strings being output
> in the bbl file.  It is a problem in BibTeX; see end of this entry:
> http://www.tex.ac.uk/cgi-bin/texfaq2html?label=citeURL
> One workaround is to define a \urldef for the url:
> http://www.tex.ac.uk/cgi-bin/texfaq2html?label=setURL
>     The problem does not occur with TeXLive 2008.
> The citeURL faq entry says that the "%<eol>" is removed by current
> hyperref or url.  Maybe there is a bug in that recognition, maybe
> something in babelbib is making the recognition fail, maybe something in
> babelbib has changed in general.  I can only suggest narrowing down the
> problem to babelbib vs. hyperref and then writing the appropriate
> author.
Thanks for the explanation and the links. I try to investigate.

Best wishes and thanks to all who have responded
 Johann Felix Soden

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