I can't get the BibLaTeX Package to work. When I run the 'create bibiliography'-command from TextMate I get the following error Message

INFO - This is Biber 1.9
Command bibtex exited with status 2

The Produced PDF-Document contains only

[wikipedia ]

but no bibliography.

The log of the pdftex doesn't show any useful information on this error

Document Class: scrbook 2015/02/07 v3.16 KOMA-Script document class (book)

LaTeX Warning: Citation 'wikipedia' on page 1 undefined on input line 8.
LaTeX Warning: Empty bibliography on input line 9.
LaTeX Warning: There were undefined references.

Output written on Minimalbeispiel.pdf (1 page, 18613 bytes).

a Minimalexample which produces this error is





and the library.bib-Entry is

    Author = {Wikipedia},
    Note = {[Online; accessed 24-March-2015]},
    Title = {Porosity --- Wikipedia{,} The Free Encyclopedia},
    Url = {http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Porosity&oldid=651280533},
    Year = {2015},
    Bdsk-Url-1 = {http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Porosity&oldid=651280533}

I have already used several hours searing the Web for help but couldn't find anything helpful.

I'm using TextMate version 2.0-beta.6.8 and the MacTeX-2014 Bundle

Greetings and thanks for any Help

  • Welcome to TeX.SX! What is written in the .blg file? Mar 24 '15 at 11:25
  • Thanks ;) the .blg file contains only: [0] 73b5ab1d.pm:320> INFO - This is Biber 1.9 [0] 73b5ab1d.pm:323> INFO - Logfile is 'Minimalbeispiel.blg' Mar 24 '15 at 11:33
  • Have you tried running biber from the command line? Mar 24 '15 at 11:39
  • Is there any way to format code in the Comments? Now I've done it using "biber Minimalbeispiel.bcf" and it shows the following message: code INFO - This is Biber 1.9 INFO - Logfile is 'Minimalbeispiel.blg' read_file '/var/folders/_r/8f8_73vn7b3czxj6v01y50bh0000gn/T/par-6c6f72656e7a/cache-a3cdad92316c60c9c5179d80d6bb51a7a024393c//inc/lib/Biber/LaTeX/recode_data.xml' - sysopen: No such file or directory at /var/folders/_r/8f8_73vn7b3czxj6v01y50bh0000gn/T/par-6c6f72656e7a/cache-a3cdad92316c60c9c5179d80d6bb51a7a024393c/bda77484.pm line 112. Mar 24 '15 at 11:57
  • You can update your question with the code. Anyway it looks like you have the "biber cache problem", see tex.stackexchange.com/q/140814/15925 Mar 24 '15 at 12:02

Looks like your biber cache got corrupted. For a quick fix:

  1. Open Terminal
  2. Enter the following: biber --cache
  3. Remove the folder shown by the command

Here is a more detailed description of the bug.

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