[Squeakland] OLPC squeak on OSX
alan.kay at squeakland.org
Mon Aug 6 14:39:38 PDT 2007
And, of course, the OLPC Etoys runs fine on a Mac or Windows OS ...
At 02:51 AM 8/6/2007, John M McIntosh wrote:
>Ok by using the unix command ll in a terminal session I assume you
>are a bit familiar with Unix.
>The issue here is the executable permission is not set on the Squeak
>VM Opt. It should look like
>-rwxr-xr-x 1 johnmci staff 2624364 May 16 11:00 Squeak VM Opt
>Lacking the 'x' means it won't execute.
>Given the OLPC-Etoys070726.zip and in the Finder if you control-click
>on it to get the command menu and pick
>'Open with' it should say that 'BOMArchiveHelper.app' is the
>application used to open a ZIP file.
>Double clicking on the ZIP file in the macintosh Finder should also
>run BOMArchiveHelper to unzip the file.
>I suspect you used the unzip command line tool to unzip the zip file,
>in checking this way of unzipping the archive I found it does not
>restore the execute bit properly.
>On Aug 3, 2007, at 10:02 AM, Randy Heiland wrote:
> > Hi folks,
> > I am thinking of you all at Squeakfest this week and thought I'd try
> > to install/play with the OLPC-Etoys that was advertised on the
> > Squeakfest site. Downloading that .zip file and unzipping it, I
> > followed the terse README and dragged 'etoys.image' onto
> > 'Squeakland.app', but nothing happened, i.e. Etoys didn't pop up.
> > Still being a somewhat newbie in OSX, could someone offer up some
> > clues?
> > Previously, I had downloaded etoys from squeakland and that ran fine
> > on my Mac.
> > Fwiw, I'm running OSX 10.4.10 and have:
> > ~/dev/Education/OLPC$ ll
> > total 89264
> > drwxr-xr-x 25 heiland heiland 850 Aug 3 12:42 ExampleEtoys/
> > -rw-r--r-- 1 heiland heiland 76288 Jan 21 2006
> > KedamaPlugin2.dll
> > -rw-r--r-- 1 heiland heiland 24631486 Aug 3 12:33 OLPC-
> > Etoys070726.zip
> > -rw-r--r-- 1 heiland heiland 340 Jul 26 11:12 README
> > -rw-r--r-- 1 heiland heiland 1077760 Sep 23 2004 Squeak.exe
> > -rw-r--r-- 1 heiland heiland 211 Jul 26 11:36 Squeak.ini
> > drwxr-xr-x 3 heiland heiland 102 Aug 3 12:42
> > Squeakland.app/
> > -rw-r--r-- 1 heiland heiland 19899484 Jul 26 11:37 etoys.image
> > ~/dev/Education/OLPC/Squeakland.app/Contents/MacOS$ ll
> > total 5136
> > -rw-r--r-- 1 heiland heiland 2624364 May 16 11:00 Squeak VM Opt
> > -rw-r--r-- 1 heiland heiland 66 May 16 11:01 Squeak VM
> > Opt.sig
> > thanks, Randy
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