[OS X TeX] TLU hang on startup

Justin C. Walker justin at mac.com
Fri Jul 9 19:51:13 EDT 2010

Hi, Adam,

On Jul 9, 2010, at 16:03 , Adam R. Maxwell wrote:

> On Jul 9, 2010, at 11:50 AM, Justin C. Walker wrote:
>> I'm attaching a 10-sec/20-msec sample of the app while the hang was  
>> underway, and the crash log at the time of a "Force Quit" of the app.
> Thanks; the sample makes this a very useful bug report.  It tells me  
> that it's hanging while waiting for  
> CFNetworkExecuteProxyAutoConfigurationURL to complete.  So you  
> apparently have a proxy configuration with a .pac URL, and it's  
> unable to download the .pac javascript (or possibly execute it).  Is  
> that possible?

Depends on what 'that' is :-}

I do have a .pac file for http usage.  Don't know about the javascript  
part.  TLU normally works w/o complaint, though.  After the hang (and  
a lapse of about 30 minutes) I tried again, and TLU started up w/o  

No errors were reported, AFAIK (it hung early on, before a window was  
up with which to view a log).

Does this help?


Justin C. Walker, Curmudgeon-At-Large
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