Clues to Need to Reinstall on OX X?
sarahr at genesearch.com.au
Sun Jun 27 18:26:57 CDT 2004
On 26 Jun 2004, at 4:10 am, Dan Shafer wrote:
> I've been using Rev on OS X for a long time. I haven't yet upgraded to
> 2.2.1 but I've been running 2.2 since its release. For the most part,
> my experience has been fairly trouble-free.
> But in the past two weeks as I work on a more complex project than my
> previous ones, I'm finding that Rev absolutely freezes on launch and I
> ultimately have to re-install it. That's happened three times this
> week and twice last week. This seems excessive to me.
> As a rule, it seems the launch process hangs at the point when Rev is
> loading menus and plugins. I've tried selective removal and
> re-insertion of various plug-ins without gaining any useful knowledge.
> Needless to say, this has me pausing and wondering about the overall
> stability of the environment under moderate stress. I know I've read
> other messages here from time to time on the subject. What is your
> recent experience? Is this an anomaly I should try to track down to a
> specific combo of plugins and/or menu stuff? Or is this something I
> just have to learn to live with?
This is a problem that quite a few of us have encountered with certain
projects and although I am not sure exactly what causes it (and
therefore what to avoid), Jim Hurley posted the quickest & easiest
solution a few weeks ago, which I quote here:
> If the launch hangs at the "Loading Plug-ins" stage you might suspect
> that it is that component which is at fault. But it turns out that it
> is the next component which causes the problem. Try replacing just the
> "Saves" folder inside the "Components" folder.
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