Hi, sorry, it's me again. I seem to have stumbled across a rather obscure
bug. This seems to involve some kind of collision between the emacs lisp
package preview-latex, which is for editing latex files, and the emacs
support for subversion. See the bug report I just sent to Debian below.
I am not sure if the emacs support for subversion is an official part of
the subversion project, but I'm writing in case anyone has any ideas about
this. As I state in the bug report below, the easiest thing to do would
probably to switch off emacs support for subversion, except that I have no
idea how to do this. I certainly didn't turn anything on myself.
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Date: Fri, 25 Apr 2003 23:03:45 -0400
From: Faheem Mitha <email@example.com>
To: Debian Bug Tracking System <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: subversion: problems using preview-latex with files checked out
from subversion repository
I seem to have run across a rather obscure bug. For this one to show up, you
need to have preview-latex installed, and be using it on a latex file
checked out from a subversion repository.
On trying to run preview-latex commands like "C-p C-p" or "C-p C-r", I see
in the minibuffer the error
"cond: Couldn't parse output from svn status -v'"
Strangely enough, running "C-p C-d" gives no problem.
This is presumably somehow caused by emacs support for subversion. I guess a
workaround would be to turn off emacs support for subversion, which I am not
using anyway. Could you tell me how to do that?
-- System Information:
Debian Release: testing/unstable
Kernel: Linux Chrestomanci 2.4.17 #1 Mon Jun 24 18:03:29 EDT 2002 i686
Locale: LANG=C, LC_CTYPE=C
Versions of packages subversion depends on:
ii db4.1-util 4.1.25-4 Berkeley v4.1 Database Utilities
ii libapr0 2.0.45-2.woody.2 The Apache Portable Runtime
ii libc6 2.3.1-16 GNU C Library: Shared libraries an
ii libdb4.1 4.1.25-4 Berkeley v4.1 Database Libraries [
ii libexpat1 1.95.6-4 XML parsing C library - runtime li
ii libgdbmg1 1.7.3-27.1 GNU dbm database routines (runtime
ii libldap2 2.0.27-4 OpenLDAP libraries (without TLS su
ii libneon23 0.23.8-1 An HTTP and WebDAV client library
ii libsasl7 1.5.27-3.5 Authentication abstraction library
ii libssl0.9.6 0.9.6j-1 SSL shared libraries (old version)
ii libsvn0 0.21.0-0.woody.1 Subversion shared libraries - in d
ii libxml2 2.5.4-1 GNOME XML library
ii patch 2.5.4-11 Apply a diff file to an original
ii zlib1g 1:1.1.4-11 compression library - runtime
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