[OS X TeX] What kind of operation is TeXing? (concerning hardware)

Doug Fields dfields-macosx-tex-0205 at pexicom.com
Thu Mar 3 19:40:34 EST 2005

> Anyway, this is on my list. Why is TeX so hideously slow on Mac OS X 
> (PPC)?

Obviously I'm out of my league here as a recent convert, but, TeX seems 
fast to me.

TeXShop can typeset my 32 page document (my first LaTeX document) in a 
few seconds on my 1.25GHz with the pdflatex expansion/contraction 
thing. Fast enough to Command-T (typeset) after every few 

Seems fast to me...



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