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Re: 64-bit problems with Mac version

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  • Subject: [mg86281] Re: [mg86186] 64-bit problems with Mac version
  • From: DrMajorBob <drmajorbob at>
  • Date: Fri, 7 Mar 2008 02:31:06 -0500 (EST)
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I can confirm the hang, on my iMac with 4GB of RAM.


On Wed, 05 Mar 2008 02:39:54 -0600, Gareth Russell <russell at>  

> This is a follow-up my posting from Tuesday, which included a large
> dataset. The dataset is not necessary!
> In Mac OS 10.5.2, with 64 bit Mathematica (either 6.0.1 with the 64-bit
> option turned on 'by hand', or 6.0.2 which is 64 bit by default), the
> following simple code gives a permanent hang with the MathKernel at
> 100% CPU.
> ListLinePlot[{35227,32260,29121}]
> It doesn't cause a problem in the 6.0.1 32-bit version. I've confirmed
> the bug with another Mac user.
> 64-bit Mac version still not ready for prime time?
> Would anyone with 64-bit PC or Unix versions care to check what happens
> on those platforms? I'm guessing this is a Mac-specific bug.
> Gareth

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