[OS X TeX] Awkward interaction between TeXShop and CVS

Adam Maxwell amaxwell at mac.com
Thu May 27 08:35:08 EDT 2004


On 26 May, 2004, at 17:12, Fernando Pereira wrote:

> I do my collaborative writing with the help of a shared CVS 
> repository. Unfortunately, this confuses TeXShop. If I save a changed 
> file foo from TeXShop, and then do the usual update-commit steps to 
> save the changes to the repository, the next time I go to the still 
> open foo window, make changes, and try to save them locally, TeXShop 
> complains that it cannot find the file for the window.

You shouldn't try to update an open file; Xcode won't allow you to do 
this, if you use its built-in CVS mechanism.  A `cvs update` will 
modify the file, and I think that if you were to modify/save your file 
with TextEdit while it's open in TeXShop, you would have similar 

> What I have to do now is to remember to close open windows for files 
> being committed, which is a pain for multi-file documents.

You don't have to close the window if it is just being committed, but 
you do if it's being updated.


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