[Glass] Fwd: Re: [GemStone-Smalltalk] Unable to start GemStone on macOS 10.13 High Sierra

Dale Henrichs via Glass glass at lists.gemtalksystems.com
Tue Oct 3 15:17:57 PDT 2017

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Subject: 	Re: [GemStone-Smalltalk] Unable to start GemStone on macOS 
10.13 High Sierra
Date: 	Tue, 3 Oct 2017 15:15:24 -0700
From: 	James Foster via GemStone-Smalltalk 
<gemstone-smalltalk at lists.gemtalksystems.com>
Reply-To: 	James Foster <james.foster at gemtalksystems.com>
To: 	gemstone-smalltalk at lists.gemtalksystems.com

According to Apple, "When you install macOS High Sierra on the Mac 
volume of a solid-state drive (SSD) or other all-flash storage device, 
that volume is automatically converted to APFS." 
Note that this is not a problem for non-SSD drives, so the problem is 
not as wide-spread as I first thought. Also, as a workaround, you can 
set the following in the stone config file:
Watch the release notes for an eventual fix.

James Foster

> On Oct 2, 2017, at 8:27 PM, James Foster 
> <james.foster at gemtalksystems.com 
> <mailto:james.foster at gemtalksystems.com>> wrote:
> "GemStone is unable to open the file 
> /Users/jfoster/Library/GemStone/db4/data/extent0.dbf”
> If you need to run GemStone on a Mac, I’d suggest you wait till this 
> is resolved before upgrading. Stay tuned for more information...
> James Foster

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