[Slackbuilds-users] TeX Live 2013

David Woodfall dave at dawoodfall.net
Mon Nov 11 16:22:47 UTC 2013

On (11/11/13 08:14), Robby Workman <rworkman at slackbuilds.org> put forth the proposition:
>On Mon, 11 Nov 2013 13:13:16 +0000
>David Woodfall <dave at dawoodfall.net> wrote:
>> >Rob,
>> >
>> >I seem to be having a problem with biblatex. If I use it, with or
>> >without options I always get this error:
>> >
>> >http://www.r0t.co.uk/paste/p/tGsyzK81.html
>> >
>> >I also found a couple of problems with texcount - I fixed one
>> >problem, but I keep getting a warning that it can't read the package
>> >list. This was the first error:
>> >
>> >"length() used on %warnings (did you mean "scalar(keys %warnings)"?)
>> >at /usr/bin/texcount line 2221."
>> >
>> >Luckily, the fix is exactly that. The second warning looks like a
>> >bit more of a problem:
>> >
>> >"!!!  Could not recognise package list, ignoring it instead.  !!!"
>> Fixed. Seems a custom package had a hyphen in the name and this was
>> breaking texcount.
>> >Googling for the biblatex error didn't find anything useful yet.
>> >This is for an assignment that I wrote earlier this year and built
>> >fine with the previous texlive.
>> >
>> >Dave
>Awesome; thanks!  Heinz did a bit more work on the texlive build
>so that it won't require tetex to be installed at all, so it will
>be even better soon :-)

I've not had much luck the biblatex issue. I think I'm going to create
the previous package and compare the files.

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