# [NTG-context] Specifying BibTeX engine

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Sat Nov 4 10:53:58 CET 2006

Philipp Reichmuth wrote:
> Hi,
>
> texexec has been doing the necessary BibTeX calls for some time now, but
> is there a way to configure which BibTeX engine is being called?  I am
> using BibTeX 8 (because of Unicode in my bibliography) and have been
> renaming the executable so far, but it seems there should be a better way.

The next release will have

\setupbibtex[bibtex=bibtex8]

(default is the old one, because bibtex8 is not omnipresent).

Greetings, Taco