After latest updates, Gramps crashes on startup - the problem seems to be with Platypus

Brandon Allbery allbery at
Wed May 19 13:49:53 PDT 2010

On May 19, 2010, at 16:25 , David Rowe wrote:
> On 19/05/2010 21:07, Brandon Allbery wrote:
>> This is going to run with the default PATH, not the one you have  
>> set up for shells/Terminal windows.  You probably want to change  
>> the above script to add /opt/local/bin to $PATH, since other  
>> programs launched from the Dock or an icon may behave oddly if they  
>> start using MacPorts' versions of programs instead of the system  
>> ones they use now.
> Thanks for the suggestion. I just altered the Platypus script to:
> #!/bin/sh
> PATH=/opt/local/bin:$PATH
> export PATH
> /opt/local/bin/gramps
> but Gramps still crashes at load time with the same symptoms

Next step would be to check for other environment differences, then.   
Add "env > $HOME/gramps-env" to the script and then run "env | diff  
gramps-env -" after launching it.

brandon s. allbery [solaris,freebsd,perl,pugs,haskell] allbery at
system administrator [openafs,heimdal,too many hats] allbery at
electrical and computer engineering, carnegie mellon university    KF8NH

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