[OS X TeX] The Font Cache Problem
Adam M. Goldstein
a.m.goldstein at mac.com
Sun Apr 13 17:11:27 EDT 2008
On Apr 13, 2008, at 3:49 PM, Alain Schremmer wrote:
> On Apr 13, 2008, at 3:32 PM, Richard Koch wrote:
>> Is anyone having font problems on Intel Leopard machines but can
>> guarantee that none of their standard apps use Rosetta?
> My wife has a brand new iMac running on Leopard.
> She is going home a couple of weeks ahead of me so I could install
> Wierda's "minimum installation" and work on her machine for a while
> to see.
> But what is Rosetta? Right now, I think that she has only NeoOffice
> and VLC.
Rosetta is the software Apple provides so that Intel machines can run
PPC applications. You will use it without knowing it if you run an
application that's not compiled for Intel or is a universal binary
(i.e. is compiled for use on G4, G5, etc.), and you're on an Intel
Koch's explanation for the font cache problem is that Rosetta is the
problem, that some PPC app that someone is running corrupts it,
causing problems with Preview.app and TeXShop's previewer.
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