[OS X TeX] svn save trouble in TeXShop
martin.berggren at cs.umu.se
Tue Jan 24 16:34:20 CET 2012
On Jan 24, 2012, at 15:34 , Herbert Schulz wrote:
> On Jan 24, 2012, at 8:29 AM, Martin Berggren wrote:
>> On Jan 24, 2012, at 15:09 , Herbert Schulz wrote:
>>> On Jan 24, 2012, at 8:03 AM, Martin Berggren wrote:
>>>> Using TeXShop 3.06. We are several authors on a paper and we use svn to keep the versions coordinated. If I have a version of the file in the editor and perform an svn update in the terminal, the file changes on disk.However, if I save or typeset, the local version in the editor gets saved and I get no conflict warnings! (However, if I change the file through another application such as Textmate, I get a conflict warning). Is this a bug. or?
>>>> Martin Berggren
>>> TeXShop 3.06 uses Lion's ability to backup files automatically. How all that works, what happens when and how all this interacts with a versioning system such as SVN is still a mystery to me. If anyone out there has a good understanding of what is going on under Lion please write up something so I and others can understand how to deal with all of this new stuff.
>>> PS: Everything I've read really treats it all like a black box and I don't get any satisfaction from their ``explaination''.
>> OK, too bad. This behavior will almost be enough for me to avoid using TeXShop.
>> Martin Berggren
> Could you give more details about what you're doing and the order of what you're doing from the checkout or the checkin?
It's gets spookier and spookier... I had this problem, reverted back to a corrected version, closed the file, opened it again, typeset in and went for coffee. When coming back to my machine, the version in TeXShop was changed to the old, erroneous version. Wow, an auto-error function!
However, after reverting to a correct version again, I have tried and tried to recreate the problem, without "success"... What I *think* I did before is the following:
(i) I worked on a version of the file
(ii) I did an svn update, which changed the file on disk, but not in TeXShop
(iii) I continued editing the file.
(iv) I saved the file and succeeded to overwrite the svn-updated file with a file not containing the svn updates.
Now, I don't seem to be able to do (iv) without TeXShop warning me for a conflict (which is be the correct behavior). This is really strange. I will keep my eyes open and let you know if I run into this again.
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