[OS X TeX] Very (Mac)-specific mpm problem

Peter Dyballa Peter_Dyballa at Web.DE
Wed Nov 29 18:12:42 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 ...



A common mistake that people make when trying to design something  
completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete  

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