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Bug 73804 - reload button doesn't work
reload button doesn't work
Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: ggv (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Jonathan Blandford
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Reported: 2002-09-11 01:59 EDT by Ulrich Drepper
Modified: 2013-04-02 00:17 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-09-12 16:27:13 EDT
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Description Ulrich Drepper 2002-09-11 01:59:29 EDT
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.1b) Gecko/20020812

Description of problem:
If the reload button is pressed after the PDF file currently displayed changed
on the disk it appears that a new file is loaded (the window is cleared) but the
same old file is displayed.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.echo '\documentstyle{article}\begin{document}foo\end{document}' >
2.pdflatex foo.tex
3.ggv foo.pdf
4.echo '\documentstyle{article}\begin{document}bar\end{document}' > foo.tex
5.pdflatex foo.tex


Actual Results:  Same old text, 'foo'.

Expected Results:  New text, 'bar'.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Jonathan Blandford 2002-09-12 16:27:07 EDT
Forwarded to gnome bugzilla bug #93156
Comment 2 Jonathan Blandford 2002-09-16 15:16:55 EDT
This is fixed upstream.  It's not clear to me what the problem was.  Quite a bit
of code changed between then and now, so I really see a need to back port it. 
Ulrich, if you really want this feature I can build you an unofficial newer version.
Comment 3 Ulrich Drepper 2002-09-16 15:37:51 EDT
It would be good to get working code (I need it for RH work).  This way I can
also verify it's truly fixed.  From what I've read in the Gnome bugzilla entry
this is all but clear.

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