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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)
  • References: <fh993s$b2p$1@smc.vnet.net> <fhbnh3$qu1$1@smc.vnet.net> <200711151043.FAA09274@smc.vnet.net>

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.

george

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  
>> not
>> 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  
>> the
>> 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
> Notebook
> Indexer from installing. We are working with Apple to  resolve this
> problem. The compatibility of Mathematica with Leopard	is not
> otherwise
> affected.
> ------------------
>
> mike
>



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