Biber 2.15 cannot find bib files in texmf directory due to a kpsewhich error
arthur.reutenauer at normalesup.org
Mon Aug 24 11:57:51 CEST 2020
On Sun, Aug 23, 2020 at 09:42:11PM +0100, Philip Taylor wrote:
> OK, it is "short for global", but where does "global" come into it ?
> There is no further mention of the word "global" in the Wikipedia
Your incurious curiosity never ceases to amaze me. It doesn’t take
long to find more information, for example
that states that “global” refers to the fact that /etc/glob was supposed
to search all the directories in $PATH, as opposed to /bin only, which
was its original, buggy behaviour.
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