[Pkg-haskell-maintainers] Bug#635959: pandoc: add support for BibTeX bibliographic database

Denis Laxalde dlaxalde at gmail.com
Fri Jul 29 19:27:13 UTC 2011

Package: pandoc
Severity: wishlist


(I'm not sure this is the proper route to report this issue since it
might actually be a RFP. Hence Cc: pkg-haskell-maintainers.)

Pandoc 1.8 added support for citations using citeproc-hs which, in
turns, relies on hs-bibutils [1] to deal with Bibtex bibliographic
database. Unfortunately, the latter does not appear to be available in
Debian so that pandoc/citeproc cannot handle bibtex database at the



 1: http://hackage.haskell.org/package/hs-bibutils

-- System Information:
Debian Release: wheezy/sid
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (500, 'testing'), (200, 'unstable'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.39-2-amd64 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=fr_CA.utf8, LC_CTYPE=fr_CA.utf8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages pandoc depends on:
ii  libc6                   2.13-10          Embedded GNU C Library: Shared lib
ii  libffi5                 3.0.9-7          Foreign Function Interface library
ii  libgmp10                2:5.0.1+dfsg-7   Multiprecision arithmetic library
ii  libpcre3                8.12-3           Perl 5 Compatible Regular Expressi
ii  zlib1g                  1: compression library - runtime

pandoc recommends no packages.

Versions of packages pandoc suggests:
pn  texlive-latex-extra           <none>     (no description available)
pn  texlive-latex-recommended     <none>     (no description available)
ii  texlive-local [texlive-xetex] 2010-1~1   Local installation of TeX Live 201

-- no debconf information

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