bugGNU TeXmacs - Bugs: bug #65798, macos port keeps crashing


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bug #65798: macos port keeps crashing

Submitter:  hn80
Submitted:  Mon 27 May 2024 02:36:54 PM UTC
Category:  MacOS port Priority:  5 - Normal
Item Group:  Error Status:  None
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
Originator Name:  Open/Closed:  Open
Release:  None Release: 
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Thu 30 May 2024 10:55:30 AM UTC, comment #5: 

I switched to the beta version
seems to work (for now....)
please let me know how can further debug the issue

Wed 29 May 2024 06:42:01 AM UTC, comment #4: 


following your advice, I opened TeXmacs from the mounted directory (I had to "allow" the operations in the security settings, since the dmg file is from an "unknown source")

running from the command line, I get the following:
Welcome to TeXmacs 2.1.4
Installation completed successfully !
I will now start up the editor
zsh: segmentation fault  ./TeXmacs
and the popup "TexMacs quit unexpectedly" appears

oddly, if I wait a few minutes, then (sometimes) the situation resolves, and TeXmacs opens
note, I downloaded the dmg file for M1 cpus, my Mac has an M1 pro

Tue 28 May 2024 09:52:04 AM UTC, comment #3: 


Can you try to remove your .TeXmacs folder containing the cache and the configuration of TeXmacs? Follow these steps:
1. Open a terminal.
2. Write this command: `rm -rf ~/.TeXmacs`
3. Then try relaunching TeXmacs.

If you want to see the logs of TeXmacs, follow these steps:
1. Unmount any DMG of TeXmacs in the Finder.
2. Double-click on the DMG of TeXmacs you want to debug to mount it.
3. Open a terminal.
4. Write this command: `/Volumes/TeXmacs/TeXmacs.app/Contents/MacOS/TeXmacs`
5. You should see the logs of TeXmacs.

Liza Belos <lizabelos>
Group Member
Mon 27 May 2024 03:29:00 PM UTC, comment #2: 

thanks for the suggestion
I uninstalled the brew version, and installed the dmg file (for ARM, since my mac has an M1 cpu)
the app wouldn't start, and kept popping the window (reopen/ignore/send)
After about 5 minutes, it finally "agreed" to open

is there any way to diagnose what is going on?

Mon 27 May 2024 02:44:05 PM UTC, comment #1: 


The brew package is not an official package. Do you have the same problem if you use the DMG from https://www.texmacs.org/tmweb/download/macosx.en.html ?

You can also try to use the last beta version here : http://ftp.texmacs.org/TeXmacs/dev/testing/20240503/


Liza Belos <lizabelos>
Group Member
Mon 27 May 2024 02:36:54 PM UTC, original submission:  

installed texmacs with brew
after installation, I have to "allow" the app to run in the settings/privacy section
this allows the app to run, but after a while it somehow crashes (circling the colored cursor)
after this initial crash, I'm no longer able to start the app
the only resolution is to uninstall and reinstall it (with brew)

note: I'm using the latest version of macos (14.5)



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