"Saifi" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:

>>  From: Lowell Gilbert <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>>  Subject: Re: .bst files installation
>>  Sent: 19 Dec '06 00:20
>>  
>>  "Saifi" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> 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.

Possible, but since I have teTeX installed, I can't really experiment
with how the relevant ports work.  I recommend following the
directions listed, removing the conflicting ports, and just installing
teTeX.  It will do everything the installed ports do, and then some.
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