[Ipe-discuss] Ipe-discuss Digest, Vol 121, Issue 2 - Ipe spontaneously downgrades
Monique.Teillaud at inria.fr
Wed Nov 4 13:07:08 CET 2015
Le 04/11/15 12:10, Martin Nöllenburg a écrit :
> Dear Monique,
> I had a very similar problem two weeks ago, where my ipe 7.1.8 bundle as downloaded from Otfried’s webpage downgraded to 7.1.4 (not 7.1.5) the same way you described the problem.
I feel better ;)
> What I did to “solve” the problem for me was to install ipe using macports. Since then I don’t have these surrealistic experiences any more.
I will eventually do that...
For the moment I will still try for some time to understand what happens.
>> Am 04.11.2015 um 11:55 schrieb ipe-discuss-request at lists.science.uu.nl:
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>> Date: Wed, 4 Nov 2015 11:55:55 +0100
>> From: Monique Teillaud <Monique.Teillaud at inria.fr>
>> Subject: Re: [Ipe-discuss] Ipe spontaneously downgrades
>> To: ipe-discuss at lists.science.uu.nl
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>> Le 04/11/15 11:22, Otfried Cheong a ?crit :
>>> I do not know much about Macs, but I'm pretty sure you can still start
>>> the program by calling it from the command line - using the full path
>>> /Applications/Ipe.app/Contents/MacOS/ipe. Then at least you know for
>>> sure what executable you are calling
>> sure, I did that already, that executable (/script) is actually the same
>> as the one that opens when I launch ipe "in the mac way", it is consistent.
>> all executables that
>> sudo find / -name "ipe"
>> finds are under /Applications/Ipe.app/
>>> (actually this isn't the
>>> executable, it's a shell script - the Ipe program itself is in
>>> /Applications/Ipe.app/Contents/local/bin/ipe, I believe).
>> probably /Applications/Ipe.app/Contents/Resources/local/bin
>>> Did you check the file modification dates? Did anything inside the
>>> /Applications/Ipe.app folder get replaced since you put Ipe 7.1.8 there?
>> yes I checked that, and it looked even more crazy:
>> since I had done
>> cp -r /Volumes/Ipe-7.1.8/Ipe.app .
>> instead of sliding the icon with the mouse
>> 2 days ago, the date of the folder creation/mofification was 2 days ago.
>> I looked this morning, it was precisely the time when I did that cp. But
>> it was still back to 7.1.5 instead of 7.1.8.
>> After I reinstalled this morning, the date is back to July 27.
>>> Do you have some backup software or TimeMachine activated?
>> no, my backup is just an rsync to some other place
>> It's not that it is terribly hard to reinstall ipe several times a day
>> (I preciously keep the ipe dmg and the CGAL ipelets builts, so that
>> everything is fast to reinstall), but it is still somehow annoying. Most
>> of all, until we find the explanation (which might look totally trivial
>> afterwards), it is just surrealistic...
>> Monique Teillaud
>> INRIA Nancy - Grand Est, LORIA
>> Institut National de Recherche en Informatique et Automatique
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