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0002008Freenetinstallerpublic2008-01-23 17:052008-01-24 20:54
Reportertoad 
Assigned Totoad 
PrioritynormalSeveritymajorReproducibilityalways
StatusresolvedResolutionfixed 
PlatformOSOS Version
Product Version0.7 
Target VersionFixed in Version0.7 
Summary0002008: Start Freenet icon
DescriptionWe must install an easy way to start freenet on those platforms which don't currently support auto-start - OS/X and Linux. IMHO we should include it on all platforms, along with a stop icon. It is very surprising that we have any users at all on non-Windows platforms given there is no way to restart it once you have rebooted after installing!
Additional Information[freenet-support] Not able to restart a node
 Date: Today 16:32:23
 From: "Luigi Grosso" <luigigrosso@gmail.com>
 To: support@freenetproject.org
 Reply to: support@freenetproject.org
 
i am using freenet on a macintosh intel "mac mini" with leopard.
When I arrest the node i can't restart it again.
When visiting with the browser the page http://127.0.0.1:8888/ [^] the answer is
that the browser can't connect to server.
The only way to make it work again is to reinstall freenet again, losing the
cache.
Thanks in advance.

Luigi Grosso
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toad (administrator)
2008-01-23 17:07

[21:08] <toad_> what's wrong with the installer?
[21:08] <toad_> yeah
[21:08] <nextgens> it doesn't set the macos startup script properly
[21:08] <toad_> well if it has to be 0.7.1 that's not catastrophic
[21:08] <nextgens> "should work" but "doesn't"
[21:08] <toad_> but it'd be nice to have something soonish
[21:09] <nextgens> and macos users are as dumb as windows ones
[21:09] <toad_> okay, so it doesn't auto-start on OS/X (though it's supposed to) or on Linux (it's not supposed to)
[21:09] <toad_> hehe linux users are often as dumb as windows users
[21:09] <nextgens> they are scared by the command line => they reinstall a node each time they want to start it up
[21:09] <toad_> well we do add a start-freenet icon don't we?
[21:09] <nextgens> nope
[21:09] <toad_> ah
[21:09] <toad_> well that would be a good start!
[21:10] <nextgens> because it's supposed to auto-start ;)
[21:10] <toad_> well yeah except on linux it doesn't
[21:10] <toad_> nor on OS/X atm
[21:10] <nextgens> we have a run.sh script
[21:10] <toad_> would it be hard to add an icon?
[21:10] <nextgens> but you've to pass the start argument to it
[21:10] <nextgens> on linux we do
[21:10] <nextgens> on macos I dunno
[21:10] <toad_> well imho we should have a start icon anyway, have it be harmless if the node is already running
[21:10] <toad_> and a stop icon
[21:10] <toad_> but i thought we had
[21:11] <nextgens> I don't think we do
[21:11] <toad_> because we want people to be able to stop and start freenet when doing heavy stuff - instead of uninstalling it
[21:11] <nextgens> if I could get hold of a mac those problems would be fixed already

- Issue History
Date Modified Username Field Change
2008-01-23 17:05 toad New Issue
2008-01-23 17:05 toad svn-revision => 0000
2008-01-23 17:07 toad Note Added: 0002762
2008-01-24 20:54 toad Status new => resolved
2008-01-24 20:54 toad Fixed in Version => 0.7
2008-01-24 20:54 toad Resolution open => fixed
2008-01-24 20:54 toad Assigned To => toad


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