[TxMt] update fails

Jasper van der Meulen jasper at logt.nu
Tue Nov 20 11:28:24 UTC 2007

On Nov 20, 2007, at 12:21 , Allan Odgaard wrote:

> On 19 Nov 2007, at 14:48, Jasper van der Meulen wrote:
>> [...]
>> Somewhere i can find 1.5.6 and try all over again ?
> Change the version to 1.5.6 in the 1.5.7 download link.
> But learning that you open TextMate by opening the document file, I  
> am 99% certain that the system did actually run the version on your  
> Time Machine backup, and the backed up version was then target for  
> the update.
That's something i can understand .. but maybe it's apple indexing  
service that's suddenly indexes (even tho spotlight prefs prevent it  
from indexing) it somehow got indexed and launched that version.
Like i said, somehow i also got applications from my backup in my  
"open with" list

> Running the wrong version of TextMate happens all the time for me  
> (since I generally have 3 versions installed), even when TextMate is  
> already running, the system will sometimes find another version to  
> run, when I open a document -- and I have heard numerous complaints  
> from people about Leopard running (mostly trashed) applications from  
> their Time Machine backup.
> Resetting launch services works temporarily (as Rob suggests), the  
> problem is that if you open a folder with applications, the system  
> will cache the info from these applications, and it seems that for  
> file types where you did not explicitly assign an application, it is  
> the last one seen, which can handle the type, that gets to handle it.
I'll try tonight ..i've read it but haven't got a chance to do it yet.


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