[OS X TeX] [ANN] TeX Live Utility 0.6

Adam R. Maxwell amaxwell at mac.com
Sun Jan 11 09:33:51 EST 2009

On Jan 11, 2009, at 7:48 AM, Herbert Schulz wrote:

> On Jan 11, 2009, at 12:14 AM, Adam R. Maxwell wrote:
>> TeX Live Utility 0.6 is now available via the built-in updater or  
>> download from the home page:
>> http://code.google.com/p/mactlmgr
>> This version has a number of rewrites and some code cleanup that  
>> should make future maintenance easier, along with a batch of bug  
>> fixes and some new features; please see the release notes for  
>> details.  It's probable that a few new bugs crept in during this  
>> process, so let me know if you have problems.
>> The only feature I'll mention here is that texdoc is now used to  
>> display documentation links and a proxy icon in the Info  
>> inspector.  Slower than using Terminal, but some might find it  
>> useful.
> Howdy,
> Seems to work considerably faster than before. Part of it may be  
> that the server is faster this early in the morning but scrolling  
> and all actions seem to be faster. I see that the server listed in  
> the status bar is now an active link. That's very nice since it will  
> make it easy to see if you've got an active link. Thanks!
> Where are the Release Notes?

Hmmm...guess you can't get those easily without updating with Sparkle,  
but this will display as an RSS feed:



> I opened the preference window, got the information I needed and  
> tried to close it but it seemed to lock up. All this time the server  
> wasn't responding. I assume that this lock up will time out after a  
> while but it was a bit confounding.

Yeah, it will time out after 30 seconds if the server isn't  
responding.  Maybe I should use a shorter timeout, but the point is to  
provide some feedback if the URL is entered incorrectly.  Most people  
should just use mirror.ctan.org.


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