Hi On 2016-01-06 16:40:52, gi1242+zath...@gmail.com wrote: > Hi All, > > Can I find any documentation for the --synctex-forward mechanism?
There is some in the man page. > Suppose I run > > zathura --synctex-forward 20:1:paper.tex paper.pdf > > In 0.3.1, if an instance of zathura wasn't already showing paper.pdf, > this would fail with an unfriendly error message. In 0.3.4, it launches > a new instance if one isn't already running. > > However, if you run > > zathura --synctex-pid XXX --synctex-forward 20:1:paper.tex paper.pdf > > then it succeeds (and exits immediately) if a process with ID XXX is > already showing paper.pdf, and launches a new instance with an error > message otherwise. > > This makes things a little more inconvenient to script. (See my attached > hack script.) Can I suggest instead that if zathura is run with > --synctex-pid, then it *ALWAYS* returns immediately, and the exit status > signals whether it succeeded or failed. Should be fixed with f1d027e656. Cheers -- Sebastian Ramacher _______________________________________________ zathura mailing list email@example.com https://lists.pwmt.org/mailman/listinfo/zathura