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Soupy Tom
Is Leopard safe yet with Motion?
on Jan 17, 2008 at 4:21:41 pm

Hi all,

My colleagues and I are thinking of getting the Leopard for 5 users but I have shied away from getting it too soon after release as I use Motion often so my question is,

Would I have any technical problems with Motion if I installed Leopard now?

Mac Book Pro 2.4 GHz


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Jim Johnson
Re: Is Leopard safe yet with Motion?
on Jan 18, 2008 at 6:22:48 pm

Howdy,

Motion works fine with Leopard, but you must properly install Leopard or it will break your Studio install.

Leopard offers three installation types:


  • Upgrade: Doesn't mess up the Studio, leaves everything in place.

  • Archive & Install: This will break Motion, because this installation type doesn't copy over all the required frameworks.

  • Erase & Install: This gives you a squeaky-clean system, but you'll need to reinstall everything, including backing up and restoring user data.



Again, the main things is to not do an Archive & Install, as it is guaranteed to break your Studio install, and you'll end up having to do a wipe.






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