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

Adam R. Maxwell amaxwell at mac.com
Tue Dec 30 16:49:34 CET 2008

On Dec 30, 2008, at 9:19 AM, Herbert Schulz wrote:

> Well... I just had a ``critical update'' so tlmgr was being updated.  
> There was an apparent hang and I again noticed that Little Snitch  
> was periodically submitting CrashReport logs. Once I killed the  
> daemon everything continued properly with TLU's update of tlmgr. I'm  
> guessing that the tlmgr update script is using a server that Little  
> Snitch doesn't know about and also Little Snitch isn't catching the  
> request (fast enough?) and crashing with each request rather than  
> throwing up a dialog box. I've now changed the Little Snitch rule to  
> allow wget.universal-darwin to use any server on port 80 rather than  
> the limited list it had before. Hopefully that will ``fix'' the  
> problem.

AFAIK wget isn't used for the critical update.  I download the update  
shell script using Apple frameworks, then run it; I believe the script  
itself is self-contained.


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