FreeCAD 0.19: macOS Big Sur: stuck on launch

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Re: FreeCAD 0.19: macOS Big Sur: stuck on launch

Postby vejmarie » Wed Oct 21, 2020 3:41 pm

Anno Me Nuehm wrote:
Wed Oct 21, 2020 4:03 am
vejmarie wrote:
Tue Oct 20, 2020 11:22 pm
I suspect this is more an XCode / OS build time related issue than anything else especially if 0.18 works. If you want to give a try to the homebrew build and let me know if that works better. be aware that the installation might be requiring that your recompile opencascade and freecad to support properly BigSur. It take times, but it will work I am pretty convinced.
Do I need the qt5 development files (headers, libraries) for the re-compiling of FC?

How would I go about tapping the FC 0.19 branch?
Latest homebrew is taking care about this. https://github.com/freecad/homebrew-freecad/
And yes you need qt5 development files, for re-compiling freecad 0.19. Just install everything with homebrew and you shall be good. Most of them are bottles which will come from Catalina. Only opencascade and freecad needs to be recompiled by adding the -s switch.
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Re: FreeCAD 0.19: macOS Big Sur: stuck on launch

Postby Anno Me Nuehm » Thu Oct 22, 2020 5:00 am

vejmarie wrote:
Wed Oct 21, 2020 3:41 pm
Latest homebrew is taking care about this. https://github.com/freecad/homebrew-freecad/
And yes you need qt5 development files, for re-compiling freecad 0.19. Just install everything with homebrew and you shall be good. Most of them are bottles which will come from Catalina. Only opencascade and freecad needs to be recompiled by adding the -s switch.
opencascade went pretty fine, but fc produces some errors.

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==> Reinstalling freecad/freecad/freecad
==> pip3 install six
==> cmake -DBUILD_QT5=ON -DUSE_PYTHON3=1 -DPYTHON_EXECUTABLE=/usr/local/bin/python3 -DCMAKE_CXX_FLAGS='-std=c++14' -DBUILD_FEM_NETGEN=1
Last 15 lines from /Users/me/Library/Logs/Homebrew/freecad/02.cmake:
CMake Error at /usr/local/lib/cmake/Shiboken2-5.15.0/shiboken_helpers.cmake:461 (message):
  The detected Python major version is not compatible with the Python major
  version which was used when Shiboken was built.

  Built with: '3.8' Detected: '.'
Call Stack (most recent call first):
  /usr/local/lib/cmake/Shiboken2-5.15.0/Shiboken2Config.cpython-38-darwin.cmake:45 (shiboken_check_if_built_and_target_python_are_compatible)
  /usr/local/lib/cmake/Shiboken2-5.15.0/Shiboken2Config.cmake:5 (include)
  cMake/FreeCAD_Helpers/SetupShibokenAndPyside.cmake:25 (find_package)
  CMakeLists.txt:70 (SetupShibokenAndPyside)
I've tried re-installing cmake, but to no avail.
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Re: FreeCAD 0.19: macOS Big Sur: stuck on launch

Postby Anno Me Nuehm » Thu Oct 22, 2020 6:13 pm

Anno Me Nuehm wrote:
Thu Oct 22, 2020 5:00 am
opencascade went pretty fine, but fc produces some errors.
So...after purging all of homebrew (!), re-installing it from scratch, installing only the bare necessary packages, carrying out

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brew reinstall -s opencascade
and

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brew reinstall -s freecad
(tapping FreeCAD first), I could lean back and have a coffee or two...

..after some (longer) time fc 0.19 has now been successfully built and can be launched!

Hoorah! :)

Thanks for pointing me in the right direction! Much appreciated.
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Re: FreeCAD 0.19: macOS Big Sur: stuck on launch

Postby vejmarie » Thu Oct 22, 2020 6:42 pm

Anno Me Nuehm wrote:
Thu Oct 22, 2020 6:13 pm
Anno Me Nuehm wrote:
Thu Oct 22, 2020 5:00 am
opencascade went pretty fine, but fc produces some errors.
So...after purging all of homebrew (!), re-installing it from scratch, installing only the bare necessary packages, carrying out

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brew reinstall -s opencascade
and

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brew reinstall -s freecad
(tapping FreeCAD first), I could lean back and have a coffee or two...

..after some (longer) time fc 0.19 has now been successfully built and can be launched!

Hoorah! :)

Thanks for pointing me in the right direction! Much appreciated.
You are welcome ! Enjoy FreeCAD on MacOS :)
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Re: FreeCAD 0.19: macOS Big Sur: stuck on launch

Postby martin51 » Sat Nov 14, 2020 1:17 am

FYI Just updated my MacBook Air to Big Sur and FreeCAD 0.19 won't load (tried 2 builds: 22960 and 22846). FreeCAD 0.18-16146 runs though :?
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Re: FreeCAD 0.19: macOS Big Sur: stuck on launch

Postby alxscott » Sat Nov 14, 2020 9:55 pm

FYI - 2013 MacBook Pro, Updated to MacOS 11.0.1 Big Sur -> FreeCAD 0.19 Build 22960 Fails to Load. FreeCAD 0.18 16146 Rev 1 Loads!
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Re: FreeCAD 0.19: macOS Big Sur: stuck on launch

Postby qwerty_f » Sat Nov 14, 2020 10:57 pm

I ran a brew install freecad and it still hangs. FreeCAD-0.19-22894 (more is not available).

P.S. after the brew reinstall -s opencascade the brew reinstall -s freecad terminated with

make: *** [all] Error 2

Do not report this issue to Homebrew/brew or Homebrew/core!

These open issues may also help:
Auto-bottling for homebrew-freecad tap formulae https://github.com/FreeCAD/homebrew-freecad/issues/63
Installation of freecad/qtwebkit fails on Mojave. https://github.com/FreeCAD/homebrew-freecad/issues/95

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Re: FreeCAD 0.19: macOS Big Sur: stuck on launch

Postby Brutha » Sun Nov 15, 2020 9:14 am

vejmarie wrote:
Wed Oct 21, 2020 3:41 pm
Latest homebrew is taking care about this. https://github.com/freecad/homebrew-freecad/
And yes you need qt5 development files, for re-compiling freecad 0.19. Just install everything with homebrew and you shall be good. Most of them are bottles which will come from Catalina. Only opencascade and freecad needs to be recompiled by adding the -s switch.
Quick question about this, as I'd like to have a locally compiled MacOS version in order to support my SpaceNavigator (it needs the 3DConnexion drivers on the Mac doing the compilation).

Once I've run as described in the link above and compiled the first time, what are the steps to download any changes in the 0.19 branch, and recompile? Does it have to download everything again, thus losing any local changes I might have made? (this is only in case I fancy tinkering at some point!).

Thanks,
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Re: FreeCAD 0.19: macOS Big Sur: stuck on launch

Postby Brutha » Sun Nov 15, 2020 9:39 am

Hmm, seems I spoke too soon! Actually my SpaceNavigator is working on the Freecad version I'm using on Mac, I had just assumed it had never been fixed and not tried!!!!

Still interested in my question above though, might be nice to have a "tinker" version!
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Re: FreeCAD 0.19: macOS Big Sur: stuck on launch

Postby martin51 » Sun Nov 15, 2020 4:05 pm

Just wondering: does Big Sur and migration to the M1 chip mean the end to FreeCAD running under Mac OS? Should I think about setting up a dual boot system with Linux?