[OS X TeX] Slow MacTeX 2008

David B. Thompson, Ph.D., P.E., D.WRE, CFM drdbthompson at gmail.com
Tue Oct 28 19:05:26 CET 2008

On Oct 28, 2008, at 09:49, Justin C. Walker wrote:

> What is your desktop system (processor, speed)?  And what version of  
> Mac OS X are you running?
> FWIW, there are tools that can help with this.  I would start with  
> "fs_usage", which will print all file-system-related system calls,  
> together with the time taken for each, and the file, if any, involved.

I'm running a PowerMac dual G5, 2.0 GHz, OS X 10.5.5 and it's patched.

It's funny -- I've been using unix (linux) for nearly 15 years and OS  
X for about five years and am still learning things about *nix! :) I  
kinda like that.



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