# Strange bug with multibib [closed]

Could someone help me with multibib? On windows machine with texlive 2011 installed the following file hangs during compilation:

\documentclass{article}
\usepackage{multibib}
\newcites{pub}{Publications}
\newcites{con}{Conferences}
\begin{document}
\end{document}


Of course, it is a minimal not-working example and it is not very informative. But the error is the same and this latex file is supposed to be correct. The compilation stops at the following lines:

Document Class: article 2007/10/19 v1.4h Standard LaTeX document class
(c:/texlive/2011/texmf-dist/tex/latex/base/size10.clo))
(c:/texlive/2011/texmf-dist/tex/latex/multibib/multibib.sty) (./pub.aux)
(./con.aux


It just stops. If I do ctrl+c I see the following:

! Interruption.
<argument> ...@auxout\@suffix name\endcsname .aux}
\endgroup \immediate \open...
l.5 \newcites{con}{Conferences}

?


I have no idea where this problem comes from. I have tried to google, but it seems that this error is not something well-known.

UPD It seems that it is a bug of texlive at windows. I would be hapy if someone gave me any clue how to find where exactly the problem occurs.

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## closed as too localized by lockstep, Stefan Kottwitz♦Feb 5 '12 at 10:15

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It compiles, for me. –  egreg Jan 11 '12 at 13:15

I've tested the following minimal example using multibib with TeX Live 2011 on Windows 7, and it works for me. The compilation steps were

pdflatex test.tex bibtex test.aux bibtex www.aux pdflatex test.tex

EDIT: It also works using latexmk.

\listfiles
\documentclass{article}
\usepackage{multibib,url}
\bibliographystylewww{plain}
\usepackage{filecontents}
\begin{filecontents*}{literatur.bib}
@misc{test,
author={Hans Hansi},
title={Titel},
year=1900,
}
\end{filecontents*}
\begin{filecontents*}{www.bib}
@misc{test1,
author={tex stackexchange},
title={Strange bug with multibib},
year=2011,
howpublished={\url{http://tex.stackexchange.com/questions/40743/strange-bug-with-multibib}}
}
\end{filecontents*}
\begin{document}
\nocite{*}
\nocitewww{*}
\bibliography{literatur}
\bibliographywww{www}
\end{document}


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