[OS X TeX] Slow MacTeX 2008

Chris Goedde cgg.lists at gmail.com
Tue Oct 28 15:56:01 CET 2008

On Oct 28, 2008, at 12:17, David B. Thompson, Ph.D., P.E., D.WRE, CFM  

> I think I have a pretty simple system. My texmf tree is relatively  
> small and my particular LaTeX file is not complex (it doesn't seem  
> to matter which LaTeX file I use, by the way).
> This issue reduces my productivity on my desktop. I haven't  
> installed the new MacTeX on my notebook and it is much faster.  
> (Similar to your timing I think... I'll check when I get to work.)

I would suggest creating a brand new user account, logging into that  
account, and running the same test from the terminal there. That'll  
tell you if it's something specific to your current account's settings  
or not.


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