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Mac High Sierra Sample Problem

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#1 ZeoS

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Posted 01 October 2017 - 13:02

Hi,

After upgrading to Mac OS X High Sierra I'm experiencing the problem loading some samples.

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I think it is something related to a app permissions.

 

Please Advise.

 

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Posted 01 October 2017 - 13:17

 I would assume that you should disable macOS System Integrity Protection: http://osxdaily.com/...ction-mac-os-x/


Edited by ffx, 02 October 2017 - 13:50.

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Posted 01 October 2017 - 14:13

Strange, the var/ folder should not be affected by this change in OSX. 

Perhaps those folders got tighter permissions as well, as part of the upgrade? 


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Posted 01 October 2017 - 17:37

Ok, I've found the solution for that. For some reason High Sierra doesn't like the samples names with specific characters like rectangle (see no[]header)

I have opened this track in the virtual Mountain Lion OS, renamed instruments, samples and re–import them.

Now everything works as it should.

Quite complex solution, but... in the absence of the cooky, we're "having" a cook.


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Posted 02 October 2017 - 13:50

That's interesting. Do you have a SSD which was converted to APFS during High Sierra installation? Since APFS seems to use some weird non UTF8 character encoding (I thought UTF8 would last till end of the days).


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