[messages] [Technical Support & Bugs] Vassal 3.2.2 on Mac OS X won't start
uckelman at nomic.net
Tue Feb 26 14:30:06 MST 2013
Thus spake Joel Uckelman:
> Thus spake Joel Uckelman:
> > Thus spake dhurtt:
> > > Is there something other than PATH that the Mac version needs? I can go
> > > into Terminal and launch VASSAL.sh without a problem now, but the Mac
> > > version continues to fail to launch.
> > I don't know. JavaApplicationStub inside the Mac bundle is what starts
> > java. If you can't start VASSAL from the Mac bundle, then my best guess
> > is that JavaApplicationStub is not finding java. JavaApplicationStub is
> > something provided by Apple---it's not ours. So I don't know where it
> > looks for java.
> > Ah, just found this:
> > http://lists.apple.com/archives/java-dev/2012/Apr/msg00114.html
> > Bugger. It looks like JavaApplicationStub doesn't work with Java 7,
> > and the solution is... to bundle a JRE with your app. Gah! The
> > situation with Java gets worse by the day.
> > I'm not sure what to do about this.
> I'm going to try doing a build with AppBundler:
> I'll get back to you this evening with a new build of VASSAL to test.
Does this app bundle run for you?
(BTW, I'd appreciate having reports about this particular bundle from
people running Java 5, Java 6, and Java 7 on MacOS X. It's intended to
work on all three, and I'd like to get confirmation that it does.)
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