[OS X TeX] biber 2.8 for Mac?
murrayeisenberg at gmail.com
Mon Nov 6 12:13:29 EST 2017
Oddly, although TeXLive Utility just updated biblatex from version 3.8 to 3.8a, when I execute “tendon biblatex” the pdf says version 3.7 (as does the source .tex file for that pdf)!
> On 6 Nov2017, at 11:52 AM, Vic Norton <vic at norton.name> wrote:
> I’m running TeXShop and suddenly my biblatex biography won’t work. Here is the error message:
> LaTeX$ biber newmark1
> INFO - This is Biber 2.7
> INFO - Logfile is 'newmark1.blg'
> INFO - Reading 'newmark1.bcf'
> ERROR - Error: Found biblatex control file version 3.4, expected version 3.3.
> This means that your biber (2.7) and biblatex (3.8) versions are incompatible.
> See compat matrix in biblatex or biber PDF documentation.
> When I look at the latest documentation for biblatex I see
> Table 1: biber/biblatex compatibility matrix
> Biber version biblatex version
> 2.8 3.8
> 2.7 3.7
> 2.6 3.5, 3.6
> So my question is this. Where do I download a Mac version of biber 2.8?
> I see lots of biber 2.8 versions at
> but which one, if any, will work with TeXShop on my iMac 10.12.6?
> And what about the line
> biblatex control file version 3.4, expected version 3.3
> Is that what is fouling me up?
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