[tex-live] biber in tl2010 on osx?

Philipp Stephani st_philipp at yahoo.de
Thu Mar 10 19:34:06 CET 2011

Am 10.03.2011 18:28, schrieb Leo:
> Hi there,
> tlmgr install --reinstall biber seems to install nothing on osx 10.6.6.
> The output in terminal looks like this:
>   tlmgr: package repository
>   http://ftp.ctex.org/mirrors/CTAN/systems/texlive/tlnet
>   [1/1, ??:??/??:??] reinstall: biber [1k]
>   tlmgr: package log updated at
>   /usr/local/texlive/2010/texmf-var/web2c/tlmgr.log
>   the '1k' looks suspecious. I am on osx 10.6.6. No exectuable binary has
>   been installed.

The binaries are always in packages of the form biber-ARCH. Usually the
architecture-dependent package is installed when the "base" package is
installed, but maybe that has been skipped on your system for some
reason. Try
tlmgr install biber-x86_64-darwin

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