installing mac client error

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installing mac client error

Post by raffael3d » 14 Sep 2014, 00:08

we are trying to install the RenderPal client on mac os x and followed all instructions and also read all possible forum entries

we get the following error

readlink: illegal option -- f
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what can be done to fix that issue? no icon appears after restarting either. thanks

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Re: installing mac client error

Post by Shoran Support » 14 Sep 2014, 14:33

When do you get that error? Could you post the entire output?

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Re: installing mac client error

Post by raffael3d » 15 Sep 2014, 06:08

here is the full terminal
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Re: installing mac client error

Post by Shoran Support » 15 Sep 2014, 17:05

We will look into it. Also keep in mind that the Daemon is only an optional feature and not required to simply run the client; the client itself does not need any kind of installation.

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Re: installing mac client error

Post by Shoran Support » 17 Sep 2014, 15:39

Please try the following:

1. Open the following file in a text editor: <CmdClient>/daemon/tray/rptray.sh
2. Go to line 14 (should read symlink=`readlink -f $0`)
3. Change the -f to -n
4. Save the file and install the client daemon again

Let us know if this helps.

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Re: installing mac client error

Post by raffael3d » 17 Sep 2014, 18:59

thanks. now I gete this

readlink: illegal option --f
usage: readlink [-n] [file...]

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Re: installing mac client error

Post by Shoran Support » 17 Sep 2014, 19:11

I think you didn't change it correctly. Change -f to -n, not --f.

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Re: installing mac client error

Post by raffael3d » 19 Sep 2014, 04:10

thanks it worked. I was in the wrong folder.

only last issue is. where is the icon? it says it was installed but I don't see it anywhere. thanks
also will it allow to turn a client to "render when screen saver is on" mode?

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Re: installing mac client error

Post by Shoran Support » 19 Sep 2014, 14:47

If the icon doesn't show up, first update your Java version to the latest one. There is no such option in the MacOSX client.

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