[chandler-users] Install ioctl problem on Mac

Andi Vajda vajda at osafoundation.org
Thu Aug 7 09:31:44 PDT 2008


On Thu, 7 Aug 2008, Will Woods wrote:

> Yes, it is - and the other account I tried it on (which worked) was on the 
> local drive. COuld that be the problem, and is there a fix?

Your repository needs to be on a local drive, sorry. The underlying database 
doesn't support network drives well. You can control where the repository 
goes with a repodir option in chandler.prefs (search the list archives 
with google for examples).

Andi..

>
> Will
>
>
> Grant Baillie wrote:
>> 
>> On 7 Aug, 2008, at 03:01, Will Woods wrote:
>> 
>>> 
>>> When I try and run Chandler for the first time, I get an error 
>>> 'Inappropriate ioctl for device'. If I log in to the same machine as a 
>>> different user, it runs ok, so I guess it might be something to do with 
>>> permissions on my account. Any ideas? Full log is below.
>> 
>> Hi, Will
>> 
>> Is your home directory on a network drive?
>> 
>> --Grant
>> 
>>> ...
>>>  File 
>>> "/Applications/Chandler_ppc-osx_1.0-rc2.app/Contents/Resources/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.5/lib/python2.5/site-packages/chandlerdb-0.7_37-py2.5-macosx-10.3-ppc.egg/chandlerdb/persistence/DBRepository.py", 
>>> line 909, in open
>>>    self._env.open(dbHome, flags, 0)
>>> DBError: (25, 'Inappropriate ioctl for device')
>> 
>
> -- 
>
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