Using bzr with LaTeX

Wouter van Heyst larstiq at
Thu Dec 14 01:25:20 GMT 2006

On Wed, Dec 13, 2006 at 05:35:38PM -0600, John Arbash Meinel wrote:
> t u wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I am brand new to both LaTeX and bzr and it's kinda hard to learn both
> > at the same time.
> > 
> > I was wondering whether you have any pointers for tips and tricks on
> > using bzr along with LaTeX for people who write articles (instead of code).
> > 
> > Any pointer you could think of (except from -I
> > checked that out) would do.
> > 
> > What I am looking for is ways to efficiently use bzr to track changes to
> > a sociology article I'm writing in LaTeX.
> > 
> > Thanks a lot :)
> > 
> > PS. please CC me on your replies, I am not subscribed. Also, please do
> > not "snip" this part of the email in your replies. Thanks.
> There isn't a whole lot that you need to do to get bzr and LaTeX to work
> together nicely.
> The biggest thing that I've run run into when using bzr + LaTeX is that
> you want to try to break your paragraphs up a little bit more than you
> might otherwise.

The only thing that comes to mind for LaTeX specifically is to be sure
to ignore the generated files it produces. But as soon as you understand
`bzr ignore *.log` the learning curve is done again. 

Wouter van Heyst
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