[OS X TeX] Poor performance on a MacBookPro

Axel E. Retif axel.retif at mac.com
Mon Sep 3 05:28:49 EDT 2007

On  3 Sep, 2007, at 04:01, Dave Murray-Rust wrote:


> Here's a log of me texing it:
>> sudo mv /sw /sw.tmp
>> export PATH=/usr/local/texlive/2007/bin/i386-darwin/:$PATH
>> which latex
> /usr/local/texlive/2007/bin/i386-darwin//latex

MacTeX installs a Preference Pane, to shift from one TeX distribution  
to another, so you don't have to move Fink's teTeX out of your path  
and export your new (TeXLive) path manually.

>> time latex test

Here are my times in a MacBook Pro 2.2:

time latex test.tex
This is pdfTeXk, Version 3.141592-1.40.3 (Web2C 7.5.6)
  %&-line parsing enabled.
entering extended mode
LaTeX2e <2005/12/01>
Babel <v3.8h> and hyphenation patterns for english, usenglishmax,  
dumylang, noh
yphenation, arabic, basque, bulgarian, coptic, welsh, czech, slovak,  
german, ng
erman, danish, esperanto, spanish, catalan, galician, estonian,  
farsi, finnish,
  french, greek, monogreek, ancientgreek, croatian, hungarian,  
interlingua, ibyc
us, indonesian, icelandic, italian, latin, mongolian, dutch, norsk,  
polish, por
tuguese, pinyin, romanian, russian, slovenian, uppersorbian, serbian,  
turkish, ukenglish, ukrainian, loaded.
Document Class: article 2005/09/16 v1.4f Standard LaTeX document class
(/usr/local/texlive/2007/texmf-dist/tex/latex/base/size10.clo)) (./ 
[1] (./test.aux) )
Output written on test.dvi (1 page, 240 bytes).
Transcript written on test.log.

real    0m0.158s
user    0m0.126s
sys     0m0.028s



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