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Tell users how to get properly named biber tarball

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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.5//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.5/docbookx.dtd" [
4 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5 %general-entities;
6
7 <!ENTITY biber-download-http "https://github.com/plk/biber/archive/v&biber-version;.tar.gz">
8 <!ENTITY biber-download-ftp " ">
9 <!ENTITY biber-md5sum "md5sum 0bb4b95df612b477c5f63250f33355da">
10 <!ENTITY biber-size "1.3 MB">
11 <!-- buildsize includes the installed biblatex -->
12 <!ENTITY biber-buildsize "35 MB">
13 <!ENTITY biber-time "0.3 SBU including tests">
14
15 <!ENTITY biblatex-download-http "http://sourceforge.net/projects/biblatex/files/biblatex-&biblatex-version;/biblatex-&biblatex-version;.tds.tgz">
16 <!ENTITY biblatex-download-ftp "">
17 <!ENTITY biblatex-md5sum "dac897831d75e3f932de7d570a499583">
18 <!ENTITY biblatex-size "19 MB">
19
20]>
21
22<sect1 id="biber" xreflabel="biber-&biber-version;">
23 <?dbhtml filename="biber.html"?>
24
25 <sect1info>
26 <othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
27 <date>$Date$</date>
28 </sect1info>
29
30 <title>biber-&biber-version;</title>
31
32 <indexterm zone="biber">
33 <primary sortas="a-biber">Biber</primary>
34 </indexterm>
35
36 <sect2 role="package">
37 <title>Introduction to biber</title>
38
39 <para>Biber is a BibTeX replacement for users of biblatex, written in
40 <application>Perl</application>, with full Unicode support.</para>
41
42 &lfs7a_checked;
43
44 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Package Information</bridgehead>
45 <itemizedlist spacing="compact">
46 <listitem>
47 <para>Download (HTTP): <ulink url="&biber-download-http;"/></para>
48 </listitem>
49 <listitem>
50 <para>Download (FTP): <ulink url="&biber-download-ftp;"/></para>
51 </listitem>
52 <listitem>
53 <para>Download MD5 sum: &biber-md5sum;</para>
54 </listitem>
55 <listitem>
56 <para>Download size: &biber-size;</para>
57 </listitem>
58 <listitem>
59 <para>Estimated disk space required: &biber-buildsize;</para>
60 </listitem>
61 <listitem>
62 <para>Estimated build time: &biber-time;</para>
63 </listitem>
64 </itemizedlist>
65
66 <note>
67 <para>
68 The <application>biber</application> source tarball shown above
69 downloads with the correct name, biber-&biber-version;.tar.gz,
70 if using a browser such as Firefox. If you prefer to use a command line
71 program such as wget, you normally would obtain
72 v&biber-version;.tar.gz. To obtain this package with the proper
73 filename, run:
74
75<screen><userinput>wget -c &biber-download-http; \
76 -O biber-&biber-version;.tar.gz</userinput></screen>.
77 </para>
78 </note>
79
80 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Required Additional Download</bridgehead>
81
82 <itemizedlist spacing="compact">
83 <listitem>
84 <para>The corresponding version of <application>biblatex</application> is
85 a separate project - the tds tarball is pre-packaged for untarring into
86 the <filename class="directory">texmf-dist</filename> directory.
87 Download (HTTP): <ulink url="&biblatex-download-http;"/></para>
88 </listitem>
89 <listitem>
90 <para>Download MD5 sum: &biblatex-md5sum;</para>
91 </listitem>
92 <listitem>
93 <para>Download size: &biblatex-size;</para>
94 </listitem>
95 </itemizedlist>
96
97 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Biber Dependencies</bridgehead>
98
99 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Required</bridgehead>
100 <para role="required">
101 <!-- KFM: because I always get confused by these deps, I've decided
102 to add some comments.
103 Both Config::AutoConf and ExtUtils::LibBuilder are listed as build
104 requirements in Build.PL, the rest are just requirements, but the
105 difference seems moot. Those two are needed to build Text::BibTeX
106 so not listed separately. -->
107 <xref linkend="perl-autovivification"/>
108 <xref linkend="perl-business-isbn"/>
109 <xref linkend="perl-business-ismn"/>
110 <xref linkend="perl-business-issn"/>
111 <xref linkend="perl-class-accessor"/>
112 <xref linkend="perl-data-compare"/>
113 <xref linkend="perl-data-dump"/>
114 <xref linkend="perl-data-uniqid"/>
115 <xref linkend="perl-datetime-calendar-julian"/>
116 <xref linkend="perl-datetime-format-builder"/>
117 <xref linkend="perl-encode-eucjpascii"/>
118 <xref linkend="perl-encode-hanextra"/>
119 <xref linkend="perl-encode-jis2k"/>
120 <xref linkend="perl-file-slurp"/>
121 <!-- IPC::Cmd is a part of core perl -->
122 <xref linkend="perl-ipc-run3"/>
123 <xref linkend="perl-lingua-translit"/>
124 <xref linkend="perl-list-allutils"/>
125 <!-- List::MoreUtils was pulled in for the testsuite of List::AllUtils,
126 but it needs to be present even if people do not run the tests -->
127 <xref linkend="perl-list-moreutils"/>
128 <!-- List::MoreUtils::XS is listed as a dep, but it is part of
129 List::MoreUtils -->
130 <xref linkend="perl-log-log4perl"/>
131 <!-- I initially misread LWP-Protocol-https as part of libwww-perl
132 when I was preparing this list. In fact, it depends on that -->
133 <xref linkend="perl-lwp-protocol-https"/>
134 <!-- LWP::Simple is part of libwww-perl,
135 that is pulled in by LWP::Protocol::https -->
136 <!-- Module::Build is pulled in by perl-text-bibtex, but mention it explicitly
137 so that the note on automatically installing missing dependencies can be run -->
138 <xref linkend="perl-module-build"/>
139 <!-- Mozilla::CA is a dependency of LWP-Protocol-https -->
140 <xref linkend="perl-regexp-common"/>
141 <xref linkend="perl-sort-key"/>
142 <xref linkend="perl-text-bibtex"/>
143 <xref linkend="perl-text-csv"/>
144 <!-- Text-CSV_XS is a recommended dependency for Text-CSV -->
145 <xref linkend="perl-text-roman"/>
146 <!-- Unicode::GCstring is part of Unicode::LineBreak -->
147 <xref linkend="perl-unicode-linebreak"/>
148 <xref linkend="perl-xml-libxml-simple"/>
149 <xref linkend="perl-xml-libxslt"/>
150 <xref linkend="perl-xml-writer"/> and
151 <!-- untarring biblatex requires that the texmf directories already exist -->
152 <xref linkend="texlive"/>
153 (or <xref linkend="tl-installer"/>)
154 </para>
155
156 <note> <!-- FIXME remove this after our 8.0 release, so that it is noted
157 in at least one release of the book -->
158 <para>This version of <application>biber</application> requires at least
159 <application>perl-5.24.0</application>. If you are using an older version
160 of <command>perl</command> you may prefer to install v2.5 - for that see
161 the BLFS-7.10 book (that source is now in
162 <filename class="directory">files/biblatex-biber/2.5/</filename> instead of
163 <filename class="directory">files/biblatex-biber/current/</filename>).</para>
164 </note>
165
166 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Optional</bridgehead>
167 <para role="optional">
168 <xref linkend="perl-file-which"/> and
169 <xref linkend="perl-test-differences"/> to run the testsuite
170 </para>
171
172 <note>
173 <para>
174 It is possible to install all missing dependencies automatically.
175 But from <application>perl-5.22.0</application> onwards,
176 <xref linkend="perl-module-build"/> is no longer part of the core perl
177 distribution. And for <xref linkend="perl-data-uniqid"/> we have to
178 patch it to skip over a test which always fails - that failing test may
179 break the automatic install. To automatically install the remaining perl
180 dependencies you can install those two modules first using <xref
181 linkend="perl-auto-install"/>. then run <command>perl ./Build.PL</command>
182 and when it prompts you, become the root user and run
183 <command>./Build installdeps</command>
184 </para>
185 </note>
186
187 <para condition="html" role="usernotes">User Notes:
188 <ulink url='&blfs-wiki;/biber'/></para>
189
190 </sect2>
191
192 <sect2 role="installation">
193 <title>Installation of Biber</title>
194
195 <para>Install <application>Biber</application> by running the following
196 commands:</para>
197
198<screen><userinput>perl ./Build.PL &amp;&amp;
199./Build</userinput></screen>
200
201 <para>To test the results, enter: <command>./Build test</command></para>
202
203 <para>Now, as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:</para>
204
205<screen role="root"><userinput>tar -xf ../biblatex-&biblatex-version;.tds.tgz -C /opt/texlive/&texlive-year;/texmf-dist &amp;&amp;
206texhash &amp;&amp;
207./Build install</userinput></screen>
208
209 </sect2>
210
211 <sect2 role="commands">
212 <title>Command Explanations</title>
213
214 <para>
215 <command>tar -xf biblatex-&biblatex-version;.tds.tar.gz -C
216 /opt/texlive/&texlive-year;/texmf-dist</command>:
217 this installs the new <application>biblatex</application> files over those
218 installed by <application>texlive</application>.
219 </para>
220
221 <para>
222 <command>texhash</command> : this updates the file hash tables (otherwise
223 known as the file name database).
224 </para>
225
226 </sect2>
227
228 <sect2 role="content">
229 <title>Contents</title>
230
231 <segmentedlist>
232 <segtitle>Installed Programs</segtitle>
233 <segtitle>Installed Library</segtitle>
234 <segtitle>Installed Directory</segtitle>
235
236 <seglistitem>
237 <seg>biber</seg>
238 <seg>None</seg>
239 <seg>/usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.*{,/&lt;arch&gt;-linux/auto}/Biber</seg>
240 </seglistitem>
241 </segmentedlist>
242
243 <variablelist>
244 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
245 <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
246 <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
247
248 <varlistentry id="biber-prog">
249 <term><command>biber</command></term>
250 <listitem>
251 <para>is used for producing bibliographies in LaTeX documents.</para>
252 <indexterm zone="biber biber-prog">
253 <primary sortas="b-biber">biber</primary>
254 </indexterm>
255 </listitem>
256 </varlistentry>
257
258 </variablelist>
259
260 </sect2>
261
262</sect1>
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