[Bioc-devel] bibtex support?

Seth Falcon sfalcon at fhcrc.org
Thu Oct 12 17:22:01 CEST 2006

Vincent Carey 525-2265 <stvjc at channing.harvard.edu> writes:

>>  Hi all,
>> Does anybody have experience with using bibtex in vignettes? In the
>> latest version of my package I switched to bibtex for managing the
>> citations in the vignette of my package, including a .bib file in
>> inst/doc. This seemed to work fine when I tested it myself. But in the
>> final release vignette I see all my references replaced by question
>> marks :-(.
> i think it may be a reasonable request to add bibtex processing
> into the build, but i don't know how easy it is to implement.
> in the mean time, couldn't you add the contents of the .bbl file
> to your Rnw as a literal included bibliography?  then as long
> as latex is run twice i think you should have the citations
> resolved?
> then the build would (i think) need to run latex twice.

Uh, I think this Just Works.  There are many existing packages that
have a .bib file inside inst/doc and the references seem to be present
in the vignettes.  Looks at GOstats and affycoretools, for example.

+ seth

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