[OS X TeX] Very (Mac)-specific mpm problem
amunn at msu.edu
Sat Dec 2 20:15:04 EST 2006
>Am 29.11.2006 um 22:42 schrieb Alan Munn:
>>Connecting the same mac directly to the router doesn't solve the problem.
>Are there some fire walls active?
>Mpm itself is able to use SOAP (Simple Object Access Protocol),
>somehow related to HTTP. It uses extra TCP and UDP ports: 605.
>Mpm accepts via the switch --trace= a comma separated list, for
>example access,error,fndb,mpm,open,process,tempfile would be a
>reasonable (exhausting) list ...
>You can remove one name after the other. The stream name "access"
>means only local disk access. If that's fine, then remove it for the
>next run; "tempfile" also means local creation, deletion, etc. of
>files and/or directories. I think "mpm" is also subordinate,
>probably the libmpm is working OK ...
Hi Pete, thanks for this suggestion. Here's the last bit of the
trace output, but I don't quite know what to do with it.
libmpm: going to download:
core: The MiKTeX function CurlWebFile::ReadInformationals fails for
the following reason:
The cURL easy interface returned error code 8
core: leaving scratch directory "/var/tmp/mik43930"
mpm: The cURL easy interface returned error code 8
Alan Munn amunn at msu.edu
Department of Linguistics amunn at acm.org
and Germanic, Slavic, Asian and African Languages Fax. +1-517-432-2736
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