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  1. Appcelerator Studio
  2. TISTUD-9224

Mac BigSur: Application does not launch and crashes on BigSur


    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Open
    • Priority: None
    • Resolution: Unresolved
    • Affects Version/s: Release 6.0.0
    • Fix Version/s: None
    • Component/s: Desktop
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    • Environment:

      MacOS Big Sur: 11.0 Beta 4
      Xcode: 12.0 Beta 4
      Java Version: 1.8.0_242
      Android NDK: 21.3.6528147
      Node.js: 12.18.1


      With the latest update to BigSur, Studio crashes on launch. This includes both the .dmg installation and and running the zip file straight from https://preview.appcelerator.com/appc-studio/. The following error can be seen. studiolog.txt


      1. Find the java your SDK is using with appc ti info -t jdk, we want the Java Home path
      2. Open up /Applications/AppceleratorStudio.app/Contents/Eclipse/AppceleratorStudio.ini
      3. Before the -vmargs line add the below, note the /bin/java addition to the path and the newline

      <Java Home>/bin/java

      Test Steps:

      1. Update BigSur to Beta 4
      2. Download the Latest Studio build https://preview.appcelerator.com/appc-studio/.
      3. Install Appc Studio
      4. Run Appc Studio

      Expected result
      Studio should launch without any issues.

      Actual result
      Studio shows the above error.


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        2. studiolog.txt
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          Samir Mohammed

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              • Assignee:
                cwilliams Christopher Williams
                smohammed Samir Mohammed
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