[TxMt] Re: mate command broken after security update 2008-005

Tony Crockford tonyc at boldfish.co.uk
Mon Aug 4 11:26:56 UTC 2008

On 4 Aug 2008, at 12:15, silverdr at inet.com.pl wrote:

> On 2008-08-04, at 12:40, Tony Crockford wrote:
>>> in the interests of science I typed mate . in a newly opened  
>>> terminal
>>> window - TM started, but went unresponsive - I force quit it and got
>>> this in the terminal window:
>> Update.
>> I re-created the symbolic link (from the help menu)
>> mate . works fine (in a sensible directory) but still goes
>> unresponsive if I invoke it at /~ (which is probably a daft idea!)
> I confirm. The same here. Daft or not daft, this is not The Right
> Thing to react so on daft ideas of the user ;-)

but it did eventually open it (on my Mac Pro)  and given that my home  
folder contains nearly 700 thousand items (227GB), I think it fair  
that TM goes and sulks for a bit.


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