[Squeakland] Squeak fails to run after install: security problems?
korakurider at yahoo.co.jp
Tue Feb 6 21:40:58 PST 2007
> I see that the Squeakland release is recommended for
> teachers over the
> squeak.org version, I guess because etoys have been
> made to work
> Here's the problem. On WinXP, I install it as
Could you confirm if Squeak run as administrator?
> As soon as I try to run as a normal user, it fails ("a
primitive has failed",
> although the error message is in German).
In squeakland image, "the security plugin" is enabled
by default. Each user have his own crypt key file
"squeak.keys" located in folder
The folder and file are created on first run of the
user. Your "normal user" might not be able to create
A workaround is to arrange other location for them by
"SecureDirectory" setting in Squeak.INI, that is located
in same folder as squeak.exe. The documentation for the
INI file is:
Other possible error source is squeak.ini, that is
created on first run.
> So I copied the image file into my own directory,
> and ran the
> Squeakland vm on it, but it fails with the same
You could arragne location of image as well if you
hope this heps.
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