[texhax] [tex-live] biber in texmf.cnf

Herbert Voss Herbert.Voss at FU-Berlin.DE
Sat Sep 24 13:27:00 CEST 2011

Am 24.09.2011 13:12, schrieb Arno Trautmann:
> Herbert Voss wrote:
>> 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.
> Is this different for BibTeX?

no, makes also no sense ...


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