[tldoc] Fwd: viewvc shows latest changes only when a new browser window is opened

Carlos linguafalsa at gmail.com
Wed Mar 20 00:24:06 CET 2019

Neither viewvc, nor tug's web server, have any way to know

thanks for the clarification.

I usually run Chromium. It seems I shouldn't rely too much on the browser
from now on. :)

On Tue, Mar 19, 2019 at 7:02 PM Karl Berry <karl at freefriends.org> wrote:

> Hi Carlos,
>     In both instances - by using F5 (soft refresh) or Shift+F5 (hard
> refresh) -
>     while bringing up the web interface up to date, failed.
> I don't have your browser and don't really understand what you were
> doing, but nevertheless, I believe this all a function of what your
> browser (or system cache, or something) is doing. For instance, if I am
> on a viewvc url, say most recently,
> http://tug.org/svn/texlive/trunk/Master/texmf-dist/tex/generic/tex4ht/ooffice.4ht
> and make a commit to that file, and then hit "Reload" in my browser
> (seamonkey on centos in this case, though I surmise any normal Unixish
> browser would be the same), the change appears right away, as expected.
> Neither viewvc, nor tug's web server, have any way to know or care
> whether you are refreshing in an existing window or starting a new
> window. Only your system knows that. -k
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