Re: Re: Mac OS X 10.5 - Mathematica 5.1 hangs - 6.0 works?
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- Subject: [mg83238] Re: [mg83227] Re: Mac OS X 10.5 - Mathematica 5.1 hangs - 6.0 works?
- From: George Woodrow III <georgevw3 at mac.com>
- Date: Fri, 16 Nov 2007 05:18:28 -0500 (EST)
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If the Spotlight notebook indexer is already installed before going to
Leopard, it is still present -- as reported by Mathematica itself.
I filed a bug about this problem to both Apple and Wolfram during the
beta tests for both Mathematica 6 and Leopard.
On Nov 15, 2007, at 5:43 AM, inevercheckthisaddress at hotmail.com wrote:
> inevercheckthisaddress at hotmail.com wrote:
>> I can't comment on Mathematica 5.1 but I have Mathematica 6.0
>> installed on Leopard and it seems to be fine except for an error
>> installing the Notebook Indexer. I say seems to be fine since I am
>> a Mathematica user, just someone who has to check stuff like whether
>> or not Mathematica installs and launches OK as part of their job. If
>> it installs and launches without spewing errors I assume it's OK
>> unless someone complains.
>> When I first ran Mathematica I was asked whether I wanted to install
>> the Wolfram Notebook Indexer plugin for Spotlight. I said yes and
>> installer did it's stuff then told me:
>> The following install step failed: run postinstall script for Wolfram
>> Notebook Indexer. Contact the software manufacturer for assistance.
> To to follow up on this, I wrote to Wolfram and got this back:
> In testing the compatibility of Mathematica with Mac OS X 10.5
> ('Leopard'), we have found an issue that prevents the Spotlight
> Indexer from installing. We are working with Apple to resolve this
> problem. The compatibility of Mathematica with Leopard is not
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