[tex-live] biber in texmf.cnf

Herbert Voss Herbert.Voss at FU-Berlin.DE
Sat Sep 24 12:47:33 CEST 2011

Am 24.09.2011 13:14, schrieb Norbert Preining:
>> Of course, but I'm thinking of a newcomer who wants to use a simple bibliography tool. And the most simple (in my opinion) and flexible is bibLaTeX + biber. But a newcomer should not at all be forced to manipulate the texmf.cnf.
> But a newcomer will never know how to start biber from within TeX, so why bother. He will just call biber after the tex run. This is BTW what I'm doing myself, don't caring for write18 at all.

and, if possible, where is the sense of running biber from within
the document? Biber needs the aux and/or xml file, created by
a finished latex run.


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