[OS X TeX] Slow MacTeX 2008
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Tue Oct 28 10:56:01 EDT 2008
On Oct 28, 2008, at 12:17, David B. Thompson, Ph.D., P.E., D.WRE, CFM
> I think I have a pretty simple system. My texmf tree is relatively
> small and my particular LaTeX file is not complex (it doesn't seem
> to matter which LaTeX file I use, by the way).
> This issue reduces my productivity on my desktop. I haven't
> installed the new MacTeX on my notebook and it is much faster.
> (Similar to your timing I think... I'll check when I get to work.)
I would suggest creating a brand new user account, logging into that
account, and running the same test from the terminal there. That'll
tell you if it's something specific to your current account's settings
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