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

Gary L. Gray gray at engr.psu.edu
Mon Jan 9 15:36:50 EST 2006

On Jan 9, 2006, at 2:59 PM, Adam Maxwell wrote:

> On Monday, January 09, 2006, at 11:42AM, Gary L. Gray  
> <gray at engr.psu.edu> wrote:
>> On Jan 9, 2006, at 2:16 PM, Norm Gall 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 have put v1.2 of the importer here http://www.spookyhill.net/
>>> ~gall/latex/TeX.mdimporter.zip
>>> Replace all other versions of TeX.mdimporter with this one.
>>> I have told Richard Koch and if he is going to include the
>>> importer, he should be including v1.2.
>>> I have tested the importer and it _seems_ to be releasing memory in
>>> the same way as mdimporter does when the TeX.importer is not
>>> active, but I do not have the tools I need to track this very well.
>>> I have simply used Activity Monitor and watched an mdimport of my
>>> Documents folder.
>>> _Any_ feedback, positive or negative, is invited and appreciated.
>> I have replaced the one in TeXShop's contents and my computer still
>> works. :-)
>> Is there anything I should do to test it out?
> Make sure you move TeXShop elsewhere using the Finder, then move it  
> back again; otherwise the new importer won't be loaded.

I did that. I moved it to the desktop and then immediately back  
again. I just did a test by modifying a file, saving it, and  
searching for the modification using Spotlight and it worked as  

-- Gary
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