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Bug 761427 - dev-tex/biber-2.16: version bump
Summary: dev-tex/biber-2.16: version bump
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: jonas.licht
Keywords: PullRequest
Depends on: 732516
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Reported: 2020-12-23 19:01 UTC by Sam James
Modified: 2021-03-21 22:47 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Description Sam James archtester gentoo-dev Security 2020-12-23 19:01:12 UTC

2.16   (2020-)
       * Option "output_macro_fields" no longer does anything as macro
         fields are auto-detected.
       * New options "output_no_macrodefs" and "output_all_macrodefs" control
         BibTeX macros (@STRING) output for bibtex format output.
2.15   (2020-08)
       * Added --output-legacy-dates and --output-field-replace options to
         aid in outputting legacy bibtex format in tool and non-tool mode
       * UTF-8 filenames supported on Windows
       * INCOMPATIBLE CHANGE - datasource globbing now has to be turned on
         explicitly with the --glob-datasources option. Globbing causes
         some issues with UTF8 encoding detection on some OSes and since it
         is a niche requirement, it is turned off by default.
       * DEPRECATION WARNING - The BBLXML output format will be removed in
         version 4. It is rarely used and complicates test suite maintenance
Comment 1 Sam James archtester gentoo-dev Security 2021-01-02 04:30:50 UTC
Wait, this really needs Perl 5.32?!
Comment 2 jonas.licht 2021-01-04 20:34:50 UTC
Ok, it doesn't really need 5.32.
But to get the tests pass I need Unicode-Collate 1.29, which is also not packed with perl 5.32.
Comment 3 Larry the Git Cow gentoo-dev 2021-03-09 22:03:44 UTC
The bug has been referenced in the following commit(s):

commit 0207eb81318c94d9dbb7941c08e25bb40a53e870
Author:     Jonas Licht <>
AuthorDate: 2021-01-07 16:26:26 +0000
Commit:     Andreas K. Hüttel <>
CommitDate: 2021-03-09 22:03:36 +0000

    dev-tex/biber: version bump to 2.16
    Package-Manager: Portage-3.0.12, Repoman-3.0.2
    Signed-off-by: Jonas Licht <>
    Signed-off-by: Andreas K. Hüttel <>

 dev-tex/biber/Manifest          |  1 +
 dev-tex/biber/biber-2.16.ebuild | 69 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 2 files changed, 70 insertions(+)