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Re: How does zim react to files being changed behind its back?


In my case Zim was running, but not running on the page that I changed from
droptext.  I go back to my laptop, and load the changed page and that is
when I see the change.  Hope that helps.

Colin Henderson

On Thu, Nov 17, 2011 at 09:33, Svenn Are Bjerkem <
svenn.bjerkem@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On 17 November 2011 14:30, Colin Henderson <colinr.henderson@xxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
> > Svenn ...  If I understand the question, let me describe my scenario.  I
> use
> > droptext, an iphone app, to edit my zim *.txt files.  When I return to my
> > laptop and launch Zim I see those changes in the files.  My changes are
> text
> > changes only.
> Well, if you start zim _after_ you have posted your changes from the
> app, then I understand that the text is updated. My issue is more
> posting new text _while_ zim is still running. I have found so far
> that ctrl-r will re-read a page from its file system location. I am
> now concerned about adding new sub-pages.
> >From SparkleShare repository git logs, I see that there is quite a bit
> of traffic between the client and the repository during edit of a
> file. This is probably the autosave feature of zim. The SparkleShare
> local copy is just a git clone of the central repository and all the
> typical git caveats for zim applies. Since SparkleShare is git, it is
> easy to roll back in case of accidental deletes of pages.
> --
> Svenn
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