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FS#222 - MacOS X Lion Installation problem

Attached to Project: QCAD
Opened by Anonymous Submitter - Wednesday, 31 August 2011, 21:38 GMT+2
Last edited by Andrew (andrew) - Thursday, 01 September 2011, 10:30 GMT+2
Task Type Bug Report
Category QCAD (main)
Status Closed
Assigned To Andrew (andrew)
Operating System Mac OS X Snow Leopard
Severity Critical
Priority Normal
Reported Version 3 Beta
Due in Version 3.0.0
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No


Installation problem.
After uneventful installation on MacOS X Lion 10.7.1 on a MacBook Pro Core I5 the QCAD will not launch by clicking into the app. When trying to launch the application by the command line I received an error message regarding the “plugin” folder, as follows:

al:MacOS everaldo$ ./QCAD
application directory: “/Applications/QCAD.app/Contents/MacOS”
working path: “/Applications/QCAD.app/Contents/Resources”
plugins folder does not exist

Renaming the folder from “/Applications/QCAD.app/Contents/PlugIns” to “Applications/QCAD.app/Contents/plugins” solved the problem.


Everaldo de N. Peixoto

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Closed by  Andrew (andrew)
Thursday, 01 September 2011, 10:30 GMT+2
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Comment by Andrew (andrew) - Wednesday, 31 August 2011, 21:50 GMT+2

Not reproducible here.

Can you please check whether your disk is formatted with the file system

"Mac OS X Extended (Journaled)"


"Mac OS X Extended (Case-Sensitive, Journaled)?

"Disk Utility" show that information (Format:).


Comment by Andrew (andrew) - Wednesday, 31 August 2011, 21:58 GMT+2

Reproducible on a case-sensitive volume.