[Ipe-discuss] Ipe spontaneously downgrades
Monique.Teillaud at inria.fr
Wed Nov 4 10:57:30 CET 2015
The same crazy phenomenon occurred again
/Applications/Ipe.app is back to 7.1.5 :(
INRIA Nancy - Grand Est, LORIA
Institut National de Recherche en Informatique et Automatique
Le 02/11/15 11:05, Monique Teillaud a écrit :
> Hi Otfried,
> On a mac you cannot really launch an application from the command line.
> Well, you can with "open -a", but then it just takes the soft that is
> installed in /Applications.
> I did this:
> > sudo find / -name "ipe"
> and I found no executable
> > sudo find / -name "Ipe*"
> find: /dev/fd/3: Not a directory
> find: /dev/fd/4: Not a directory
> /Applications/Ipe.app was actually back to 7.1.5 again :(
> and "find" did not find a trace of 7.1.5 anywhere
> so I cleaned again
> > rm -rf Ipe.app/
> in /Applications
> > cp -r /Volumes/Ipe-7.1.8/Ipe.app .
> instead of sliding the icon with the mouse, just in case
> wait and see
> Le 31/10/15 05:16, Otfried Cheong a écrit :
>> Hi Monique,
>> how do you launch Ipe? Try launching from the command line, and
>> checking exactly what path is being used. I can only guess that you
>> still have 7.1.5 installed somewhere else (that is, you have more than
>> one Ipe installation on your computer, and the wrong one is being used).
>> You could try a find / -name "Ipe*"
>> Ipe does not contain any code to update/downgrade itself, and no "if
>> Monique" either :-)
>> On Fri, Oct 30, 2015, at 23:38, Monique Teillaud wrote:
>>> Something very weird is happening on my laptop (MacOS 10.9.5).
>>> I installed Ipe 7.1.8 a few days ago from the dmg, everything went well,
>>> I could draw my picture, no problem.
>>> But when I launched Ipe again a few hours later, it was Ipe 7.1.5 (the
>>> version that I had before 7.1.8) that opened.
>>> I manually removed Ipe 7.1.5 (rm -rf Ipe.app in /Applications), I
>>> reinstalled 7.1.8, and the same phenomenon occurred later. The same
>>> thing is happening again and again, I had to reinstall 7.1.8 several
>>> times in the past few days.
>>> Any idea?
>>> PS: Otfried, did you put some "if Monique" in the code? ;)
>>> Monique Teillaud
>>> INRIA Nancy - Grand Est, LORIA
>>> Institut National de Recherche en Informatique et Automatique
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