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Re: pgAdmin 1.8RC1 - failed to launch on Mac OS X

From: Jyrki Wahlstedt <jwa(at)wahlstedt(dot)fi>
To: Dave Page <dpage(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Cc: genetiq(at)gmail(dot)com, pgAdmin Support <pgadmin-support(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: pgAdmin 1.8RC1 - failed to launch on Mac OS X
Date: 2007-10-19 13:00:31
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On 19.10.2007, at 15.51, Dave Page wrote:

> genetiq(at)gmail(dot)com wrote:
>> 2007/10/19, Dave Page <dpage(at)postgresql(dot)org>:
>>>>>>> Bit of a long shot, but can you please move the directory
>>>>>>> /Applications/
>>>>>>> to somewhere outside of the appbundle and try again?
>>>>>> I did, but nothing changed.
>>>>> In which case I can only think that you must have a library on  
>>>>> your
>>>>> system that for some reason the pgAdmin build doesn't like. That
>>>>> /shouldn't/ happen of course but I'm not sure what else it  
>>>>> could be
>>>>> given that the same appbundle works for others.
>>>>> Are you able to build from source?
>>>> I tried to build pgAdmin from source, but the same thing happened.
>>> In that case I'm afraid I have no idea. Anyone else?
>> Maybe it will make sense if i build all components with
>> --enable-debug? I'm not much of a programmer, but if you give me some
>> clues how to collect crash data and debug info, I can do this.
> We can certainly try that. If you build a debug bundle (make the
> components with the debug flag, and instead of 'make install' run
> pkg/mac/, you should then be able to run it under GDB
> with something like:
> gdb ./
> and then use 'run' to start it. When it crashes, lets start by using
> 'bt' to get a backtrace and take it from there (yes, it'll look  
> like the
> original one from the crash report, but they're often misleading when
> generated from release builds).
> Regard, Dave

if one has installed MacPorts, wxWidgets and pgAdmin3 have now debug  
variants there (used for b2 recently) giving some information, too.  
At the moment the app starts quite fine, for me at least.

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