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Date:      Tue, 19 Dec 2006 10:05:41 +0530
From:      "=?iso-8859-1?Q?Saifi?=" <saifi@twincling.org>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: .bst files installation
Message-ID:  <20061219043541.17245.qmail@coolhost77.com>

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>  From: Lowell Gilbert <freebsd-questions-local@be-well.ilk.org>
>  Subject: Re: .bst files installation
>  Sent: 19 Dec '06 00:20
>  
>  "Saifi" <saifi@twincling.org> writes:
>  
>  > Which package in ports need to be installed in order to have .bst files installed ?
>  >
>  > The .bst files are required when specifiying the \bibliographystyle{} in .tex files.
>  
>  Note that you are using LaTeX, not TeX.  
>  Any version of LaTeX should do (if I remember correctly; I don't have
>  it installed on my booted machines, and I haven't used BibTeX since
>  the days of LaTeX 2.09).  These days, the print/teTeX port is
>  the most common way to install TeX and its common utilities.
>  

Hi Lowell:

Thanks for your mail.

On the FreeBSD 6.2-RC1 system, latex is already installed.

Now, when I try to install teTex, it conflicts with the existing installation.

----------------------------------------------------------------
bsd# make install
===>  Installing for teTeX-3.0_1

===>  teTeX-3.0_1 conflicts with installed package(s):
      dvips-5.76
      latex2e-2003.12_1
      tex-3.14159_3

      They install files into the same place.
      Please remove them first with pkg_delete(1).
*** Error code 1

Stop in /usr/ports/print/teTeX.
----------------------------------------------------------------

Bibliographic style files are required by Bibtex and so I thought
that there would be a single independent package (like mplayer codecs) 
that would need to be installed.

thanks
Saifi Khan.



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