[Newbies] Squeak cannot write to the changes file....

Randy Siler randysiler at mac.com
Thu Jul 13 20:34:21 UTC 2017

Thanks very much, Tobias. Unfortunately even after moving the unzipped file to my applications folder (or even my home folder) I get the same warning.

mac OS Sierra 10.12.5

> On Jul 13, 2017, at 11:18 AM, Tobias Pape <Das.Linux at gmx.de> wrote:
> Hi Randy
>> On 13.07.2017, at 19:16, Randy Siler <randysiler at mac.com> wrote:
>> I've just installed Squeak and started playing with it but it complains that it doesn't have write access to a needed folder 
>> /private/var/folders/rz/...
>> I've tried giving full access to all the folders  from /private/var/folders/ down 
>> but it doesn't solve the problem.
> This looks like a known problem on newer OS X  (macOS) versions.
> I presume you have downloaded the app and unpacked it in the Downloads folder and have run it from there.
> macOS tries to be helpful and moves it away and denies any file read/write.
> So what can you do?
> Once you have downloaded and unzipped the App, >> Move it away from the Downloads folder <<.
> Where does not matter too much. /Applications or the Desktop are common choices and should work.
> Note that this only works if you move the App before you open it once. So best is to delete 
> the "old" app, Unzip, move the new app and then start it.
> Best regards
> 	-Tobias
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