[texworks] TeXworks on a PPC

Stephen Moye stephenmoye at mac.com
Fri Jul 10 15:12:15 CEST 2009

On Jul 10, 2009, at 8:50 AM, Stephen Moye wrote:

> Mac OS X, 10.5.7, PPC.
> I downloaded the new Mac TeXworks binary this morning. The program  
> opened normally, and TeXed a small file. A PDF was produced, but did  
> not open in TeXworks. When I switched to the Finder, TeXworks quit  
> 'unexpectedly.' I tried to open the program again, but TeXworks quit  
> before opening.
> Should I do as Bruno Voisin did and delete the old libraries  
> (hunspell, etc.)? If so, what should I delete?
> Stephen Moye

I should have attached the error message that was generated:


Process:         TeXworks [873]
Path:            /Applications/TeXworks.app/Contents/MacOS/TeXworks
Identifier:      org.tug.texworks
Version:         0.1 (r.327) (0.1 (r.327))
Code Type:       PPC (Native)
Parent Process:  launchd [592]

Interval Since Last Report:          1124130 sec
Crashes Since Last Report:           13
Per-App Interval Since Last Report:  51 sec
Per-App Crashes Since Last Report:   1

Date/Time:       2009-07-10 08:57:44.612 -0400
OS Version:      Mac OS X 10.5.7 (9J61)
Report Version:  6
Anonymous UUID:  CC9B27B8-5751-476D-B7E4-679A695EA75B

Exception Codes: 0x0000000000000001, 0x000000008fe0105c
Crashed Thread:  0

Dyld Error Message:
  Symbol not found: _FT_Init_FreeType
  Referenced from: /Applications/TeXworks.app/Contents/MacOS/../ 
  Expected in: dynamic lookup


Stephen Moye

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