[OS X TeX] [ANN] TeX Live Utility 0.2

Duke duke.lists at gmx.com
Tue Dec 30 04:05:34 CET 2008

On 12/29/08 9:59 PM, Adam R. Maxwell wrote:
> On Dec 29, 2008, at 9:35 PM, Duke wrote:
>> On 12/28/08 12:06 AM, Adam R. Maxwell wrote:
>>> I've been working on a GUI for tlmgr, and beta testers are welcome 
>>> to give it a try.  A few brave souls have already tried it, so at 
>>> least parts of it are known to work!
>>> Please note the requirements on the home page before download:  Mac 
>>> OS X Leopard (specifically 10.5.5 or later) is required.  Likewise 
>>> TeX Live 2008 (note that it's only been tested with MacTeX).
>>> Project home page:
>>> http://code.google.com/p/mactlmgr/
>>> Bug reports:
>>> http://code.google.com/p/mactlmgr/issues/list
>> I just installed TeX Live Utility newest version, and tried it. 
>> Everything went just fine. My system is MBP 10.5.6 with MacTex 2008. 
>> Thanks so much for a nice GUI.
> Thanks!
>> One tiny problem when I tried Manage packages mode. When scrolling 
>> the package list, it is like scrolling a HUGE image file - very slow 
>> and retarded scrolling. I know, there are a lot of package to show, 
>> but I did not expect that slow.
> I noticed that on my G5 at work, as well, and I've disabled the 
> animated transition between tabs to work around it.  Sorry about that; 
> performance problems are major bugs, in my opinion :).
> Let me know if the problem occurs in the next version (will be out in 
> the next few days at latest).
Sure. I am willing to be your beta tester :).


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