[OS X TeX] Version controls for LaTeX book production

Rick Zaccone zaccone at bucknell.edu
Mon Nov 12 10:16:56 CET 2007

On Nov 11, 2007, at 2007-11-11, 8:03 PM, David Oliver wrote:

> I'd welcome comments from book authors on this list with experience  
> with version controls, such as CVS,  for LaTeX produced books. Do  
> you find them useful? Do you find them useful even if you are the  
> only user or author accessing the material?  Recommendation for a  
> particular system?
> Thanks,
> David Oliver

I also recommend subversion.  I am working on a book with two other  
authors and I have found it extremely useful.  I wouldn't attempt  
another book project (even alone) without it.

We have also set up a Trac database <http://trac.edgewall.org/> to  
keep track of outstanding issues.  It's easy to use and integrates  
nicely with subversion.  We've been happy with Trac also.  It's useful  
for just one author too.


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