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Re: [Bug-gnubg] Two similar install, one not working

From: Michael Petch
Subject: Re: [Bug-gnubg] Two similar install, one not working
Date: Fri, 10 Jul 2015 07:31:02 -0600
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On 2015-07-10 1:26 AM, Alberto Masini wrote:
> Hi all, quite puzzling.
> I just installed two Macs on Yosemite, both 10.10.4, both with XQuartz
> 2.7.7 and gnubg 1.04.000.
> One is working fine, but the other is not even starting. It does launch
> XQuartz but then nothing happens.
> I tried manual launch:
> /Applications/gnubg.app/Contents/MacOS/bin/gnubg.x11
> but I get this error:
> /Applications/gnubg.app/Contents/MacOS/bin/gnubg.x11: line 8: cd:
> /Applications/Gnubg.app/Contents/MacOS/local/bin: No such file or directory
> /Applications/gnubg.app/Contents/MacOS/bin/gnubg.x11: line 9:
> /Applications/Gnubg.app/Contents/MacOS/local/bin/gnubg: No such file or
> directory

You found a bug no one saw before. My best guess is that when you
formatted the drive on the machine it isn't working you chose a
case-sensitive formatting option. The bug can be fixed by hand. You can
use a text editor to modify gnubg.x11 . In that file replace all
occurrences of:




Notice the G is being changed from uppercase to lower case.

You can launch a simple text editor from the command line with:

nano /Applications/gnubg.app/Contents/MacOS/bin/gnubg.x11

Michael Petch
GNU Backgammon Maintainer / Developer
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