[OS X TeX] OT -- Spotlight
macmechanic at fastmail.fm
Fri May 27 14:44:10 EDT 2005
>There are a few other gripes, e.g., the Finder
>Find is crippled since it is Spotlight based and
>won't look into ``hidden'' folders like /bin/.
>I'm back to using Locator, which uses the locate
>database (updated automatically by Macaroni
>every week), to do those kinds of searches.
from a friend regarding if you want to turn Spotlight off:
if you want Spotlight really off you have to edit
/etc/hostconfig and change the line that reads
'SPOTLIGHT=-YES-' to 'SPOTLIGHT=-NO-'. The best
way of doing it might be to escalate to a root
shell and use vi.
also see <http://www.rixstep.com/2/20050523,02.html>
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