[texworks] TW crashes when file is modified externally
warrence.stm at gmx.de
Wed Jan 12 17:45:31 CET 2011
I'm wondering if this is related to the issue I posted some time ago on
this list  about TW not restoring a file correctly after subsequent
external changes. Is it possible that some "improvements" on the patch
 from that thread cause this? Already back then I experienced crashes...
On 07.01.2011 23:03, BPJ wrote:
> 2011-01-07 02:14, Paul A Norman skrev:
>> Dear BJP,
>> Can you please advise from the Tw Menu / Help / About TeXworks box
>> that appears, which version and revision of Tw you are using? The
>> required information is just below the copyright symbol.
>> Or please use 'Email to the Mailing List' from the same Help Menu, to
>> send the message, as it automatically includes useful information to
>> help solve things.
>> Also - what other program or process modified the .tex file please,
>> was there an error log for that application as well?
>> TIA, paul
> ----- configuration info -----
> TeXworks version : 0.3r726 (launchpad)
> Install location : /usr/bin/texworks
> Library path : /home/benct/.TeXworks/
> pdfTeX location : /usr/local/texlive/2009/bin/i386-linux/pdftex
> Operating system : Linux Ubuntu 2.6.31-22-generic #70-Ubuntu SMP Wed Dec
> 1 23:51:13 UTC 2010 i686 GNU/Linux
> Qt4 version : 4.5.2 (build) / 4.5.2 (runtime)
> It happens whenever I modify a file which is open in TW with
> *any* other application, though usually it's about doing
> regex gymnastics with gvim or perl scripts/oneliners.
> There are no errors from the other applications. It's
> apparently the very fact that something else touches
> the file which makes TW crash. or so I thought: now when
> I want to force it to happen it doesn't happen, typically...
>> On 7 January 2011 11:02, BPJ<bpj at melroch.se> wrote:
>>> TW crashes if a file which is open in it is modified
>>> by some other program. The desirable behavior would,
>>> of course, be to show a dialog notifying of the fact
>>> and offering to reload the modified file. Would it
>>> be possible to fix this?
>>> Ubuntu 9.04 on this machine, BTW.
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