ADL: ADT problems on Mac OS 10.5 and Leopard

lakshmi ganesan lakshmi.g85 at gmail.com
Mon Mar 10 16:34:40 PDT 2008


Sargis,

Thanks for the prompt reply. I wll download and install R11 as recommended.
However, I do not have access to a mac with OS 10.4. Is it possible to
upload the R11 files to your site?

Thanks much,

Lakshmi.


On 3/10/08, Sargis Dallakyan <sargis at scripps.edu> wrote:
>
> lakshmi ganesan wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > I am a newbie to autodock. I downloaded and installed MGLTools ver Mac
> OS X
> > 10.5.0 - Intel on my new macbook. Howver I encountered the
> >
> error:"_THE_PROCESS_HAS_FORKED_AND_YOU_CANNOT_USE_THIS_COREFOUNDATION_FUNCTI
> > ONALITY__YOU_MUST_EXEC_() to debug"
> >
> > Then I found the instruction on How to get ADT started on Leopard and
> > proceeded to downlaod and install OS X 10.4 - Intel version. However,
> the
> > installation aborts saying that a higher version of MGLTools is present
> and
> > it cannot proceed. Then  I did the following:
>
> Thanks for bringing up the Leopard issue. The how-to applies to version
> 1.4.6 of
> MGLTools. I retracted it since I no longer provide support for that
> version.  My
> apologies for any confusion this may have caused.
>
> To fix your problem you need to reinstall the latest version of MGLTools
> (1.5.0). Then start adt from a command line
> (/Library/MGLTools/1.5.0/bin/adt)
> and ignore _THE_PROCESS... messages. Also, try to bring back Tiger's X11
> to
> Leopard: http://aaroniba.net/articles/x11-leopard.html
>
> I had a chance to work on a Laptop with Mac OS X 10.5.2 last week. There
> are
> some changes done in this version of Lepoard that causes ImportError: The
> _imaging C module is not installed in addition to _THE_PROCESS... and ADT
> fails
> to start. Reinstalling Python Imaging Library (PIL) from source did not
> fix the
> problem; PIL was causing segmentation fault and gdb gave me no clue as to
> why.
>
> The only option left for me was to downgrade X11. In my case (no Mac's
> installer
> CDs), the only way I was able to get Tiger's X11 on Leopard was by coping
> /usr/X11R6 from another machine with Mac OS X 10.4 installed.
>
> > 1. I went ahead and deleted the MGLtools folder from te applications
> folder.
> >
> > 2. Also, I deleted the MGLtools folder form the /library directory from
> the
> > terminal window.
> > 3. I have verified that there is no folder called mgltools on the
> machine.
> >
> > Yet, when I yry to install the lower version, the installation fails
> saying
> > that a higher version exists.
> >
> > How do I uninstall MGLtools for Mac OS X 10.5.0 - Intel from my macbook?
>
> Note that neither MGLTools nor any other application installed with Mac
> installer has uninstaller:
> http://guides.macrumors.com/Uninstalling_Applications_in_Mac_OS_X
>
> Besides removing /Library/MGLTools and /Application/MGLTools-* you can
> also
> remove MGLTools_*.pkg from /Library/Receipts/.
>
> You can also use our "low-tech" tarball installer. It has no GUI, no
> installation check and no administrator password is needed. It can be
> uninstalled by simply deleting the folder it creates.
>
> Hope this helps,
> Sargis
>
>
>
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