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    Default TideSDK installation error

    Hello folks,

    I installed TideSDK as explained on its site : TideSDK Documentation

    Upon running, a dialog box appears with the User agreement. When I accept and click run, the dialog vanishes.

    I ran the same from command line and got the following :

    Code:
    ish@inote:~/.tidesdk> ./TideSDK\ Developer 
    /home/ish/.tidesdk/installer/installer: /usr/lib64/libcurl.so.4: no version information available (required by /home/ish/.tidesdk/installer/installer)
    
    
    (process:1715): GLib-WARNING **: goption.c:2175: ignoring no-arg, optional-arg or filename flags (32) on option of arg-type 4 in entry (null):updatefile
    
    
    (process:1715): GLib-WARNING **: goption.c:2175: ignoring no-arg, optional-arg or filename flags (32) on option of arg-type 1 in entry (null):type
    
    
    (process:1715): GLib-WARNING **: goption.c:2175: ignoring no-arg, optional-arg or filename flags (32) on option of arg-type 0 in entry (null):sudo
    
    
    (process:1715): GLib-WARNING **: goption.c:2175: ignoring no-arg, optional-arg or filename flags (32) on option of arg-type 5 in entry (null):
    
    
    (installer:1715): GdkPixbuf-CRITICAL **: gdk_pixbuf_scale_simple: assertion `dest_width > 0' failed
    I can confirm you that libcurl.so.4 is present. I can run the same TideSDK installation on Mint.

    I need to know what is missing with openSUSE. Currently using openSUSE 12.3 64bit and MATE 1.6.1.

    Thanks for helping.

    Regards,

    Ish

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    Default Re: TideSDK installation error

    On 06/26/2013 08:26 PM, Ishwon wrote:
    > I installed TideSDK as explained on its site : 'TideSDK Documentation'
    > (http://tinyurl.com/nje6poy)


    in trying to figure out how to help you i tried to follow their
    documentation and by so doing i downloaded the SDK and the Developer
    and after extracting the zip into the required directory couldn't
    follow _any_ documentation at all....i mean they didn't even say what
    to run or how to run it..

    so, i'd guess the question of why it does not run with openSUSE might
    be best answered by the maker...that is to say i can't see where they
    list the Linux distros their package is designed for....apparently
    they must think it is fit for 500 distros!

    see what they say the problem is...or, just use what works..

    on the other hand maybe someone else can try to download and
    install--i actually have an aversion to installing anything which
    comes in a zip file with already marked as executables inside....far
    too much like a trojan horse to me!

    look, the download site is not even an https....no cert at all, no
    idea who you are downloading from....could be the worlds most
    destructive root kit via a man-in-the-middle-DNS-spoof...no thanks!!

    no md5 hash to verify security integrity...no thanks!!

    i have deleted it without running any of its executables and suggest
    all who wish to keep their box secure do the same.

    to me, the package looks perfect to run on already unsafe Windows.

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    Default Re: TideSDK installation error

    Hello DenverD,

    Thanks for replying.

    Actually, I came across TideSDK while looking for one on which I could develop HTML5 apps for both desktop & mobile (Android). My search led to TideSDK. Their source is available at https://github.com/TideSDK/TideSDK. I'm not a professional coder but I know some HTML, SQL and PHP and a little bit of Perl scripting. So, I felt this tool could do the trick.

    The packages on the website contains only the binary and some libraries. So, you can just extract and run it. I think once this tool will be used by more people, it'll be packaged for different distros.

    In the mean time there is a Code Challenge being organized in Mauritius. Some friends and I are participating to build an HTML5 app. Since this event will be viewed by many we thought why not building on top of openSUSE. We could push & promote openSUSE there.

    I've ran the TideSDK application on Linux Mint 15 though, the only library that was missing was libjpeg62. Once installed it ran fine. I am now trying to figure out what's missing in openSUSE so that I can run it properly.

    I really appreciate that you took your time to analyze the security issues in TideSDK's website and all though. Thanks.

    Regards,

    Ish

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    Default Re: TideSDK installation error

    On 06/27/2013 04:36 AM, Ishwon wrote:
    > I am now trying to figure out what's missing in
    > openSUSE so that I can run it properly.


    which is another thing i noticed but forgot to mention: most (all?)
    Linux programs include information from the developer detailing
    exactly what the supporting software requirements (aka dependencies)
    are..

    so i recommend you change your question from: "What is missing in
    openSUSE?" to "What does TideSDK require?"

    and (again) ask that question of the only folks on earth who can
    answer it!!

    i mean, how can anyone here tell you what you don't have on your
    machine via a default install _which_ is required by TideSDK (and
    probably easily loaded onto your machine from some standard openSUSE
    software repository via YaST!)

    learn what is required, and _then_ ask here how/where to get it.


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    Default Re: TideSDK installation error

    If I had instead asked "What does TideSDK require?", again I would have got the answer "ask the one who built it".

    I intended to find a solution based on someone's similar experience with TideSDK or any other SDK (application) that showed same symptoms, or else someone curious enough to test TideSDK on his end.

    how can anyone here tell you what you don't have on your
    machine


    If I had the answer to the above, this post would not be here either.

    Anyway, I'll continue testing and look for a fix. When I get it, I'll post it for users in the future.

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    Default Re: TideSDK installation error

    On 06/27/2013 04:06 PM, Ishwon wrote:
    > I intended to find a solution based on someone's similar experience
    > with TideSDK


    you are, of course, welcome to hang out here and see if another
    openSUSE user with TideSDK experience comes through and sees your
    question...i was just trying to help you find the answer faster (if
    you knew what was required you could easily discover if you had it
    installed)

    my problem is the same as yours: not knowing what is required..

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    Default Re: TideSDK installation error

    On Thu 27 Jun 2013 02:06:02 PM CDT, Ishwon wrote:


    If I had instead asked "What does TideSDK require?", again I would have
    got the answer "ask the one who built it".

    I intended to find a solution based on someone's similar experience
    with TideSDK or any other SDK (application) that showed same symptoms,
    or else someone curious enough to test TideSDK on his end.

    -how can anyone here tell you what you don't have on your
    machine-

    If I had the answer to the above, this post would not be here either.

    Anyway, I'll continue testing and look for a fix. When I get it, I'll
    post it for users in the future.


    Hi
    Just downloaded the x86_64 sdk, unpacked installed a couple of files
    and created a softlink and it's working....
    Code:
    cd /usr/lib64
    ln -s libgnutls.so.28.11.3 libgnutls.so.26
    ldconfig
    zypper in libpng12-0 libjpeg62
    Then from the unpacked directory ran;
    Code:
    ./TideSDK\ Developer
    and get;


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    Last edited by malcolmlewis; 27-Jun-2013 at 09:48.

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    Default Re: TideSDK installation error

    On 06/27/2013 06:27 PM, malcolmlewis wrote:
    > zypper in libpng12-0 libjpeg62


    you certainly got further than i did! (good on ya)

    wondering: how did you learn those 2 files were needed?

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    On Thu 27 Jun 2013 04:37:11 PM CDT, dd wrote:

    On 06/27/2013 06:27 PM, malcolmlewis wrote:
    > zypper in libpng12-0 libjpeg62


    you certainly got further than i did! (good on ya)

    wondering: how did you learn those 2 files were needed?

    Hi
    It gave me a popup (and could see from the command line) the libraries
    it was looking for.... running ldd against the runtime file would also
    probably show them missing....

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    On 06/27/2013 06:45 PM, malcolmlewis wrote:
    > running ldd against the runtime file would also
    > probably show them missing....


    thanks...and, forgot to ask: did the instructions provided by the
    site direct that softlink? (i must have missed it)

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