Need a little help with version control

Dr Eberhard Lisse nospam at lisse.NA
Wed Feb 10 12:45:33 UTC 2021

The 'ci not found' means it wants the RCS system to which ci belongs and
this is not installed, which can be rectified easily by homebrew.

For the rest, RTFM (Help --> Additional Features)


On 09/02/2021 14:01, list_email at wrote:
> I’m trying to learn version control (SVN) with LyX on macOS. I have a
> little past experience with SVn in another context and I’m in Chapter
> 2 of the book at as a refresher.  I am the only
> person who will access the repository which is on my own computer.
> I have set up new repository and imported three files, a LyX document
> and two graphics files.  (I am using a nice GUI app on the Mac).  I
> can check out the LyX document, edit it, and commit.  But what I can’t
> figure out is what is the LyX File -> Version Control -> Register item
> for?  I think it wants to add the current LyX file, which is assumed
> to be not under version control, to the repository.  But _what_
> repository?  I made a second LyX file named Registering.lyx and typed
> “Registering a document” into the dialog box.  Then I get this
> message:
>  Some problem occurred while running the command:
> 'ci -q -u -i -t-"Registering a document" "Registering.lyx"'.
> I think I am somehow am missing “Step 0” in setting things up.
> Thanks as always for any hints.
> Jerry

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