[Newbies] Squeak cannot write to the changes file ...
Das.Linux at gmx.de
Fri Sep 20 16:13:47 UTC 2019
> On 20.09.2019, at 18:04, Ron Teitelbaum <ron at usmedrec.com> wrote:
> Once you open the dmg file you need to first drag the application out and put it in your applications folder. Don't run Squeak in place.
> With squeak in the Applications folder you should be able to dismount the DMG and run the application without the error.
> All the best,
> Ron Teitelbaum
Ron is right.
You MUST move the .app (anywhere but the Downloads folder). Apple got really fussy about downloaded files.
> On Fri, Sep 20, 2019 at 11:45 AM Robert Kuropkat <robert at kuropkat.com> wrote:
> I'm not a Mac person, but when I've seen my students get
> this error it is usually because they managed to start
> Squeak more than once and the first instance has a write
> lock on the file. Also, since you can just uncompress the
> file and put it anywhere, you might want to move it
> somewhere with a shorter path. You may or may not also
> need to authorize the software to run. I don't recall
> which OSes I saw that on, but Macs, Windows Surface, guest
> logins, etc. all tend to have more restrictive controls
> concerning software not installed from their App Stores.
> I'm not familiar enough with any of them to guess if this
> is some weird artifact of that.
> You could try checking your process/application list to
> see if it looks like squeak is running more than once.
> You can also try exiting the application and rebooting.
> When you start the application, be extra caustious to
> insure you don't click on it too many times.
> Robert Kuropkat
> On Fri, 20 Sep 2019 08:19:40 -0500 (CDT)
> MarkW607 <wallace at acm.org> wrote:
> > macOS Mojave (10.14.6), first time running Squeak file.
> >Steps to reproduce:1.
> > Download Squeak dmg file to Downloads folder.2.
> >Double-click on downloaded
> > dmg file.
> > <http://forum.world.st/file/t370088/Screen_Shot_2019-09-20_at_09.png>
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