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Old 2017-10-12, 08:00   #1
Oct 2017

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Default Can't open GIMPS on OSX 10.12


I have just downloaded the program for Mac, however, I get an error message when I try to open it, which reads :

Prime95 cannot be opened because of a problem.

Check with the developer to make sure Prime95 works with this version of macOS. You may need to reinstall the application. Be sure to install any available updates for the application and macOS.

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In the details section :

Process: Prime95 [504]
Path: /Volumes/VOLUME/*/
Identifier: org.mersenne.Prime95
Version: 28.8 (1.0)
Code Type: X86-64 (Native)
Parent Process: ??? [1]
Responsible: Prime95 [504]
User ID: 501

Date/Time: 2017-10-12 09:37:15.376 +0200
OS Version: Mac OS X 10.12.4 (16E195)
Report Version: 12
Anonymous UUID: C4797CED-A5E2-3BD7-A792-89ECD0B9E805

Time Awake Since Boot: 45 seconds

System Integrity Protection: enabled

Notes: Translocated Process

Crashed Thread: 0

Exception Type: EXC_CRASH (SIGABRT)
Exception Codes: 0x0000000000000000, 0x0000000000000000

Termination Reason: DYLD, [0x1] Library missing

Application Specific Information:
dyld: launch, loading dependent libraries

Dyld Error Message:
Library not loaded: /usr/local/lib/libgmp.10.dylib
Referenced from: /Volumes/VOLUME/*/
Reason: image not found

Binary Images:
0x100000000 - 0x101454fff +org.mersenne.Prime95 (28.8 - 1.0) <260ED786-420B-36DA-81A9-8FBA1C390966> /var/folders/*/
0x1048dd000 - 0x10491adc7 dyld (433.5) <8239D0D7-66F6-3C44-A77F-586F74525DA3> /usr/lib/dyld
0x7fffcc8cc000 - 0x7fffcc922ff7 libc++.1.dylib (307.5) <0B43BB5D-E6EB-3464-8DE9-B41AC8ED9D1C> /usr/lib/libc++.1.dylib
0x7fffccd09000 - 0x7fffccd59ffb libcurl.4.dylib (95.50.2) <2E3E82EE-3710-3340-8B07-A285BDA385B1> /usr/lib/libcurl.4.dylib

Model: MacBookAir7,2, BootROM MBA71.0166.B19, 2 processors, Intel Core i5, 1.6 GHz, 8 GB, SMC 2.27f2
Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 6000, Intel HD Graphics 6000, Built-In
Memory Module: BANK 0/DIMM0, 4 GB, DDR3, 1600 MHz, 0x80AD, 0x483943434E4E4E424C54424C41522D4E5444
Memory Module: BANK 1/DIMM0, 4 GB, DDR3, 1600 MHz, 0x80AD, 0x483943434E4E4E424C54424C41522D4E5444
AirPort: spairport_wireless_card_type_airport_extreme (0x14E4, 0x117), Broadcom BCM43xx 1.0 (
Bluetooth: Version 5.0.4f18, 3 services, 18 devices, 1 incoming serial ports
Network Service: Wi-Fi, AirPort, en0
Serial ATA Device: APPLE SSD SM0256G, 251 GB
USB Device: USB 3.0 Bus
USB Device: BRCM20702 Hub
USB Device: Bluetooth USB Host Controller
Thunderbolt Bus: MacBook Air, Apple Inc., 27.2


According to this message, there is a library issue. Below, you can see the documents included in the Zip.

Thanks for your help.
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Old 2017-10-12, 13:23   #2
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Try moving the library libgmp.10.dylib that was included in the zip file to /usr/local/lib

Sorry for the trouble.
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