[brailleblaster] Re: Howto Compile BrailleBlaster for Mac OS X on the Command Line

It appears you may have missed out the hyphen before the jar option (IE. the 
command should be like java -jar ...).

Michael Whapples
On 12 Jul 2011, at 22:45, Alex Jurgensen wrote:

> Hi Chris,
> 
> I did all of that and I used tab completion to make sure that there was no 
> mixing of capitals.
> 
> I have swt.jar from the swt website.
> 
> I still have the same trouble.
> 
> Regards,
> Alex,
> 
> 
> On 2011-07-12, at 2:33 PM, Chris von See wrote:
> 
>> The name of the JAR file is all lower case, not mixed case.
>> 
>> Also, the SWT version packaged in the "dist/lib" library is for Windows, not 
>> Mac.  You'll need to replace the "dist/lib/swt.jar" with another of the same 
>> name that is for Macs.  If you don't use one of the same name you'll need to 
>> update the classpath in the "brailleblaster.jar" manifest to change the name 
>> of "swt.jar".
>> 
>> Cheers
>> Chris
>> 
>> On Jul 12, 2011, at 2:22 PM, Alex Jurgensen wrote:
>> 
>>> Hi Crhis,
>>> 
>>> That fixed it.
>>> 
>>> However, running "Java jar BrailleBlaster.jar" gives the following:
>>> 
>>> Exception in thread "main" java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: jar
>>> Caused by: java.lang.ClassNotFoundException: jar
>>>     at java.net.URLClassLoader$1.run(URLClassLoader.java:202)
>>>     at java.security.AccessController.doPrivileged(Native Method)
>>>     at java.net.URLClassLoader.findClass(URLClassLoader.java:190)
>>>     at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(ClassLoader.java:306)
>>>     at sun.misc.Launcher$AppClassLoader.loadClass(Launcher.java:301)
>>>     at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(ClassLoader.java:247)
>>> Alexs-iMac:dist AlexJ$
>>> 
>>> I'm not sure why this is occuring.
>>> 
>>> Regards,
>>> Alex,
>>> 
>>> 
>>> On 2011-07-12, at 8:44 AM, Chris von See wrote:
>>> 
>>>> Extracting the BrailleBlaster zip file using Springy gives "permission 
>>>> denied" errors on each item in the archive.  However, downloading the 
>>>> archive from "www.brailleblaster.org" and using the "sudo unzip 
>>>> brailleblaster-1.0.0.zip" command I was able to extract the archive, and 
>>>> upon doing so I noticed that the "brailleblaster" directory and all of its 
>>>> subdirectories and files have no permissions (that is, there are no 
>>>> user/group/world permission bits set).  Using "sudo chmod -R" with 
>>>> appropriate permissions fixed the problem.
>>>> 
>>>> I'm running Mac OS X Leopard.
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> Cheers
>>>> Chris
>>>> 
>>>> On Jul 12, 2011, at 7:33 AM, Cheryl Ann Homiak wrote:
>>>> 
>>>>> There is indeed a problem with the brailleblaster release on the Mac. 
>>>>> When I unzipped it in terminal using the zip command, it unzipped but 
>>>>> crashed terminal. I could then only remove the resulting brailleblaster 
>>>>> directory by using the sudo command. When I tried going into finder and 
>>>>> using Unarchiver, I heard "Unarchiver" but never found an open unarchiver 
>>>>> window and the brailleblaster zip file seems to now have disappeared from 
>>>>> the directory I had it in and no brailleblaster directory was completed. 
>>>>> I am using an Intel Mac mini running Snow Leopard and am not generally 
>>>>> having problems unpacking zip files either with unzip or Unarchiver. Not 
>>>>> only do I have the basic Unix system that comes with the Mac, but I also 
>>>>> have Macports and fink installed. To have a compiling problem is one 
>>>>> thing but there really shouldn't be a problem with just unzipping a zip 
>>>>> file.
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> -- 
>>>>> Cheryl
>>>>> 
>>>>> "Let the words of my mouth,
>>>>> and the meditation of my heart,
>>>>> be acceptable in thy sight,
>>>>> O LORD, my strength and my Redeemer."
>>>>> 
>>>>> (Psalm 19:14: Bible KJV)
>>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>> 
>> 
> 
> 


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