[OS X TeX] Problem with Spotlight importer(s)

Norm Gall gall at spookyhill.net
Mon Jan 9 14:17:53 EST 2006

On 9-Jan-06, at 12:12 PM, Adam Maxwell wrote:

> On Monday, January 09, 2006, at 10:47AM, Norm Gall  
> <gall at spookyhill.net> wrote:
>> On 9-Jan-06, at 11:37 AM, Herbert Schulz wrote:
>>> Howdy,
>>> Is this the same TeX importer that was released a while ago to be
>>> placed in /Library/Spotlight/? Both are labeled 1.0 but the dates
>>> are quite different.
>> I probably forgot to change the dates, but the code is essentially
>> identical: the leak is in older code too.
>> _I_ haven't had any problems to date and so I missed this leak. I
>> have corrected the code and am testing right now.
> Leaks like that are easy to miss if you're using top or Activity  
> Monitor, since I think the importer server will import files  
> gradually; you don't really notice it unless you import a large  
> batch at once as Bruno did.  I typically use Malloc Debug to catch  
> leaks, but I'm not sure if you can use that with an mdimporter?

I thought of that but I can't fgure out how to do it.



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