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Error Code 7 when attempting silent install

Jan 13, 2010 4:57 PM

Hi there,

 

When I try a silent install of an application, I occasionally get this logged to my .airinstall.log and .airappinstall.log files:

 

~/.airinstall.log

 

Starting silent x1 install from file:///Applications/Eye-Fi/Eye-Fi%20Center.air

UI SWF load is complete

stateRunningAppInstaller: appinstaller -runtime "/Applications/Eye-Fi/Eye-Fi Center Installer.app/Contents/Frameworks" -silent -withRuntime -url -location /Applications/Eye-Fi file:///Applications/Eye-Fi/Eye-Fi%20Center.air

App installer failed; exit code 7

begin quitting

 

~/.airappinstall.log

 

Starting silent app install of file:///Applications/Eye-Fi/Eye-Fi%20Center.air

UI SWF load is complete

UI initialized

Unpackaging to /private/var/folders/1a/1a3UlrdVEhGjua3KXTo49E+++Tc/TemporaryItems/Fl ashTmp0

unpackaging is complete

application is bound to side-by-side version 1.0

application is bound to this version of the runtime

app id fi.eye.Eye-Fi-Center

pub id E430518E652B889A80EC0E8A6E532C09FF36DF62.1

Application not located

creating native installer in: /private/var/folders/1a/1a3UlrdVEhGjua3KXTo49E+++Tc/TemporaryItems/Fl ashTmp1

native installer creation complete

Starting install

Destination for installed application is /Applications/Eye-Fi

stateInstalling: [ErrorEvent type="error" bubbles=false cancelable=false eventPhase=2 text="Unhandled exception Error: Directory can't be written to" errorID=5006]

starting cleanup of temporary files

application installer exiting

 

When I look at the /Applications/Eye-Fi directory, this is what I see for permissions:

 

prabha-mac:OSX prabhak$ ls -ld /Applications/Eye-Fi/

drwxr-xr-x  3 root  admin  102 Jan 13 16:10 /Applications/Eye-Fi/

prabha-mac:OSX prabhak$

 

Any ideas on why this directory isn't write-able?

 

Sean

 

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