Audacity 2.2.0 released -- Where to post Erratum?

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Audacity 2.2.0 released -- Where to post Erratum?

Permanent link to this post Posted by kozikowski » Fri Nov 03, 2017 2:05 am

Mature Mac with OS-X 10.9.5.
I make copies of all DMG installers in a folder called Installers-Keys-Settings.

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2.1.3 will install from right there. 2.2.0 insists on being moved to the desktop and then installing. If I don't move it, I get an error message.

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It seems to run after I do that. Total experience, 8 minutes.

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Re: Audacity 2.2.0 released -- Where to post Erratum?

Permanent link to this post Posted by billw58 » Fri Nov 03, 2017 2:20 pm

iMac 27" mid-2011 with OS X 10.11.4

I have no problem opening the 2.2.0 DMG no matter where I store it.

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Re: Audacity 2.2.0 released -- Where to post Erratum?

Permanent link to this post Posted by steve » Mon Nov 06, 2017 10:16 am

Topic moved to the Mac forum so that it is visible to the developers (I've raised this on the email list).
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Re: Audacity 2.2.0 released -- Where to post Erratum?

Permanent link to this post Posted by cyrano » Tue Nov 07, 2017 2:14 pm

I'm on 10.9.5 too.

Tried to recreate from 2.2.0 dmg installer, placed in a folder in my /home.

Works as expected.

Permission problem on your Mac?

Note that permissions on my /home might be non=standard, as I already have a lot of stuff wandering around there, due to homebrew and macports installs...
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Re: Audacity 2.2.0 released -- Where to post Erratum?

Permanent link to this post Posted by steve » Mon Nov 13, 2017 5:25 pm

Anything more on this koz?
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Re: Audacity 2.2.0 released -- Where to post Erratum?

Permanent link to this post Posted by waxcylinder » Mon Nov 13, 2017 5:58 pm

A P2 bug has been raised on Bugzilla: https://bugzilla.audacityteam.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1771

But no fix yet ...

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Re: Audacity 2.2.0 released -- Where to post Erratum?

Permanent link to this post Posted by kozikowski » Tue Nov 14, 2017 12:53 am

I don't as a rule mess with permissions, but I did make that folder as "me" and I've never had troubles launching anything from there including other Audacity Versions. I have more than one machine with that system release. I'll check.

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Re: Audacity 2.2.0 released -- Where to post Erratum?

Permanent link to this post Posted by kozikowski » Tue Nov 14, 2017 2:52 am

I think that's a wave-off.

I know what happened even if I can't reconstruct the entire performance. All the permissions between the two machines are identical (by actual count). The "Office Machine" (Mini) has a different installer.

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Note the disk image file size.

I know I can get that by trying to move the "image" file into position before the system is finished downloading, and the completed download (different file) does install, but that doesn't account for my moving the broken installer to the desktop and having it succeed. It doesn't this time. Further, the machine objects strongly to me doing anything of the sort.

????

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Re: Audacity 2.2.0 released -- Where to post Erratum?

Permanent link to this post Posted by steve » Tue Nov 14, 2017 9:31 am

Thanks for the follow-up Koz. Good to know that it is not an Audacity problem, though I agree it does sound very strange in the detail.
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Re: Audacity 2.2.0 released -- Where to post Erratum?

Permanent link to this post Posted by Paul L » Tue Nov 14, 2017 4:16 pm

Weird. Could the zero sized files actually be symbolic links and not complete file copies? I don't think they would appear that way in Finder though.
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