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

  • From: "John J. Boyer" <john.boyer@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: brailleblaster@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 12 Jul 2011 17:57:49 -0500

I'm glad you have it working. We'll make some accommodations for various 
platforms in the Java code.

John

On Tue, Jul 12, 2011 at 03:36:44PM -0700, Alex Jurgensen wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> Just to add to my last message, the "Exit" menu  item is redundant on Mac OS 
> X.
> 
> There is a "Quit" menu item in the "Application" Menu.
> 
> Regards,
> Alex,
> 
> 
> On 2011-07-12, at 3:00 PM, John J. Boyer wrote:
> 
> > I think you just need to get the SWT jar for the Mac and put it in 
> > brailleblaster/dist/lib I can't remember the URL offhand. It's too big 
> > to send as an attachment.
> > 
> > John
> > 
> > On Tue, Jul 12, 2011 at 02:22:05PM -0700, 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)
> >>>> 
> >>> 
> >>> 
> >> 
> > 
> > -- 
> > John J. Boyer; President, Chief Software Developer
> > Abilitiessoft, Inc.
> > http://www.abilitiessoft.com
> > Madison, Wisconsin USA
> > Developing software for people with disabilities
> > 
> > 
> 

-- 
John J. Boyer; President, Chief Software Developer
Abilitiessoft, Inc.
http://www.abilitiessoft.com
Madison, Wisconsin USA
Developing software for people with disabilities


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