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5281 Views 3 Replies Latest reply: Dec 23, 2007 3:30 PM by Thomas Rike
Currently Being ModeratedDec 12, 2007 12:12 AM (in response to Thomas Rike)This is one of the many problems I'm experiencing with 10.5.1. I currently recommend people to keep using Tiger instead of Leopard as Leopard seems to be a buggy beta instead of a final system. My MBP 2.2 worked flawlessly until I upgraded to Leopard. This "Generator database update" is just one of the many errors I currently receive.
I have bought my Apple to have a very stable and strong laptop for my work. With Tiger it indeed seemed to be that way. I regret having payed for Leopard, especially as Apple just didn't send out any updates since 10.5.1. Either they're not paying intention at all or the problems are really severe and the solutions need thorough testing.
I didn't move to Apple to get the same Microsoft-story over again!MBP 2.2, Mac OS X (10.5.1)
Currently Being ModeratedDec 23, 2007 3:30 PM (in response to Thomas Rike)This is by no means a complete answer. I still get the error messages in the console. However, I now have a partial answer to my question. After I log in, I run Cocktail 4.0.1 for Leopard, Select System then Databases. Then Rebuild Launch Services database with Restore default file associations enabled. About three quarters of the way through executing /System/Library/ScriptingAdditions/StandardAdditions.osax/Contents/MacOS/uid the .tex files lose the icon when selected, show the label "TEX" and can now be viewed with a touch of the space bar. What a pleasure. To the poster who recommends staying with Tiger, I say I never want to give up the pleasure of having Quick Look a spacebar away for all my files.
Unfortunately, when I logout, restart or shutdown, once again, none of the org.tug.tex files are registered as public.plain-text and only the icon appears. To regain Quick Look capability I have to Rebuild Launch Services database. It only takes a few minutes, but I would like to automate the process somehow at login, but I have no idea how to do this. I will probably stay logged in for long periods of time, hoping that an update in the future will resolve this.MacBookPro 2.16 GHz, Mac OS X (10.5.1)