[tex-live] biber

Reinhard Kotucha reinhard.kotucha at web.de
Thu Mar 10 14:53:29 CET 2011

On 2011-03-10 at 10:43:15 +0100, Lars Madsen wrote:

 > Hi TL
 > I noticed you've started pushing biber to TL users
 > Wouldn't it be an idea to build it in the same manner as LaTeX is
 > build.

I fear that the sources cannot be compiled within the TL build
system.  Therefore only 3rd party binaries are provided and only for
the platforms people provided binaries for.  Not an ideal situation,
but there isn't a straightforward solution either.

 > I keep getting
 > biber: /lib/tls/libc.so.6: version `GLIBC_2.4' not found (required by biber)
 > on my RHEL 4 system

Maybe you could ask the biber developers whether someone else can
compile it on an older system (older libc) and provide these binaries


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