textlive 2012: missing biber dependencies

Ken Brown kbrown@cornell.edu
Tue Aug 7 02:10:00 GMT 2012

On 8/5/2012 9:40 AM, Ken Brown wrote:
> On 8/5/2012 9:01 AM, Sven Köhler wrote:
>> Hi,
>> freshly updated cygwin with texlive installed. I can't even run "biber
>> --help". This is the output:
>> $ biber --help
>> Can't locate PAR.pm in @INC (@INC contains:
>> /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.14/i686-cygwin /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.14
>> /usr/lib/perl5/vendor_perl/5.14/i686-cygwin
>> /usr/lib/perl5/vendor_perl/5.14 /usr/lib/perl5/5.14/i686-cygwin
>> /usr/lib/perl5/5.14 /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.10
>> /usr/lib/perl5/vendor_perl/5.10 /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.8 .) at -e
>> line 951.
> This is due to the packaging problem discussed here:
>    http://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin-apps/2012-07/msg00081.html
> I'll upload a fixed version of the texlive package soon.

Slight change in plans: I've decided to move biber.exe to the 
texlive-collection-bibtexextra package so that I can more easily keep it 
in sync with biblatex without having to rebuild all the texlive 
binaries.  So watch for an update to texlive-collection-bibtexextra.


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