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Re: Re: Re: Mac OS X 10.5 - Mathematica 5.1 hangs - 6.0 works?

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  • Subject: [mg83303] Re: [mg83238] Re: [mg83227] Re: Mac OS X 10.5 - Mathematica 5.1 hangs - 6.0 works?
  • From: DrMajorBob <drmajorbob at bigfoot.com>
  • Date: Sat, 17 Nov 2007 05:18:58 -0500 (EST)
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So much for beta testing, right?

Bobby

On Fri, 16 Nov 2007 04:18:28 -0600, George Woodrow III <georgevw3 at mac.com>  
wrote:

> 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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