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Offline davestucky

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I downloaded the dmg and when i opened it the new version warning came up but sent me to windows download.

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Dave


Offline Timo

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You are right, the last Mac package was some testing version. So you will get a message that a newer version is available (which there is, just not a Mac package for it).

There are a couple of issues while running Pigeon Planner on Mac, as you will notice. Some of them which I can't fix and some which I haven't had time to fix. I'll see if I can build a new one and mark it as unstable, just for the people who really want it.


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thanks for such a quick response. is there a way i can build the dmg for your program.  i program in sql, access, html, and filemaker but am not familiar with python.

Thanks


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It's not that easy and very time consuming the first time. Python isn't the problem, but the graphical toolkit which is used, isn't really OS X friendly.

This is what I wrote down in README.dev in the Pigeon Planner package, but I'm not 100% sure if this is still valid.
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Mac OS X:
    Build GTK from source, see http://www.gtk.org/download/macos.php
    Use mac/jhbuild-custom and mac/pigeonplanner.modules for a complete build.

    jhbuild shell
    python setup.py install
    gtk-mac-bundler mac/pigeonplanner.bundle

The mac/* files are located in the Pigeon Planner source package.

I'll have a look at it tonight anyway, hopefully I can produce a working dmg.



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Here you go: https://sourceforge.net/projects/pigeonplanner/files/Unstable/
It should work on all Intel Macs with atleast OS X 10.6 installed.

Mandatory disclaimer:
This file is put in the unstable folder because it is really unstable. This is no joke. Expect crashes and weird behaviour.


Offline davestucky

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got it -  Thanks so much.  I understand the disclaimer and will not hold u responsible.  thanks again


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No problem. I made some changes which will make it much easier for me to build these packages in the future, so there should be a Mac OS X package for each new Pigeon Planner release from now on.

I hope I can spend some time soon to try and fix the outstanding issues.


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Is the new update 2.2.1 possibe to run on Mac-Mawerick?  :'(


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I have troubles with my Mac build machine and haven't been able to fix it yet. 2.2.0 should still work though, there were only 3 changes in 2.2.1:

 * Fixed exporting pigeons to csv
 * Fixed DTD resultparser for results with an extra column at the end
 * Make database backup before update and restore in case of error


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New build is available here: https://sourceforge.net/projects/pigeonplanner/files/Unstable/

This is done on a new system, so please report any problems. The package only works on Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion or newer probably.


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Version 2.2.2 : so far I have not had any bugs found with Mawerick  :) :)


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Hallo Timo!
I work now with PP 2.2.3 on OSX El Capitan 10.11.6
There is an error in the date field in the individual results window: If you change the date, the program freezes.
Hope you can help. Sorry my bad english


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I'll have a look at it this weekend. I only have a 10.8 Mountain Lion system around, but hopefully it doesn't matter.