[dev-context] bibtex not finding style files

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Sun Feb 7 10:06:14 CET 2010


Oliver Buerschaper wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> does anyone have a quick suggestion on why bibtex refuses to find cont-no.bst and the other style files?
> 
> I do have BSTINPUTS (and BIBINPUTS) set to
> 
> BIBINPUTS = .;$TEXMF/bibtex/bib//
> BSTINPUTS = .;$TEXMF/bibtex/bst//
> 
> which should be fine for the minimals. I can also locate the style files with luatools although that might not affect bibtex at all.

No, it doesn't. bibtex uses kpathsea, so if you want to figure out
why it fails, do something like this:

   kpsewhich --debug=2 cont-no.bst

Best wishes,
Taco



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