[OS X TeX] Lyx Update?
herbs at wideopenwest.com
Thu Dec 31 10:50:50 EST 2009
On Dec 30, 2009, at 12:33 PM, Jens Nöckel wrote:
> the current 1.6.5 works fine under Leopard. There had been a problem with Snow Leopard earlier where the autosave feature caused a "fake crash" (a recurring Finder alert stating incorrectly that LyX had crashed). This has now been "fixed" by a workaround, and I've been using LyX 1.6.5 (compiled from source) without trouble on Snow Leopard since early December.
> On Dec 30, 2009, at 9:26 AM, Herbert Schulz wrote:
>> Although I don't use Lyx I know others on this list are users and may follow what is happening at the Lyx project. The 1.6.4 version of Lyx came in two versions; one for Panther->Leopard (22.214.171.124) and one for Snow Leopard (126.96.36.199). The new version only comes as 1.6.5 but there is a disclaimer on the download page, <http://www.lyx.org/Download>, saying it is not for Snow Leopard. I don't know if this statement is just a left-over from the previous version(s) or is still true. If the latter it would be nice to know if/when a Snow Leopard version will be forthcoming. This is so the MacTeXtras distribution can be updated.
>> Good Luck,
>> Herb Schulz
>> (herbs at wideopenwest dot com)
Thanks for the information. The Lyx folks should be made aware of the leftover comment about 10.6 on that web page. I've replaced Lyx 188.8.131.52 and 184.108.40.206 by the single 1.6.5 application in MacTeXtras with a nice saving of file size.
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)
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