MAcOS 10.12.6, MacPro5,1, Sheepshaver only opens in Terminal

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neophyte
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MAcOS 10.12.6, MacPro5,1, Sheepshaver only opens in Terminal

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So I installed Sheepshaver, used an Old World ROM, and installed OS9.0.4. It seems to run just fine. But in order to do all that, I found that the Sheepshaver app would only open from right clicking the app >show contents >Mac OS >Click on the unix exec file for Sheepshaver. The terminal window reads:

MacPros-Mac-Pro:~ macpro$ /Users/macpro/SheepShaver/SheepShaver.app/Contents/MacOS/SheepShaver ; exit;
SheepShaver V2.5 by Christian Bauer and Mar"c" Hellwig
Reading ROM file...
Using SDL/coreaudio audio output
Using SDL_Renderer driver: opengl
Detected CPU features: MMX SSE SSE2 SSE3 SSSE3
PowerPC CPU emulator by Gwenole Beauchesne
ioctl(DKIOCCDREADTOC) failed: Bad file descriptor
WARNING: Unknown DiskStatus(6)
WARNING: Unknown DiskStatus(6)
2020-04-18 13:18:00.565 SheepShaver[32840:1715827] 4 objects loaded
2020-04-18 13:18:00.565 SheepShaver[32840:1715827] Got <SDLApplication: 0x7f9c74001e00>
2020-04-18 13:18:00.565 SheepShaver[32840:1715827] Got <NSWindow: 0x7f9c7da24cd0>
logout
Saving session...
...copying shared history...
...saving history...truncating history files...
...completed.

[Process completed]

Can this be corrected so Sheepshaver will launch directly from its icon?

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Re: MAcOS 10.12.6, MacPro5,1, Sheepshaver only opens in Term

Post by Ronald P. Regensburg »

SheepShaver should open normally when you double click the icon. You may see a security feature in action that was introduced in Sierra.

Try this:
- Copy the SheepShaver application (only the application itself) to a different location like your desktop.
- Trash the original application
- Move the copy back to where the original was.
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Re: MAcOS 10.12.6, MacPro5,1, Sheepshaver only opens in Term

Post by neophyte »

Ronald P. Regensburg wrote:SheepShaver should open normally when you double click the icon. You may see a security feature in action that was introduced in Sierra.

Try this:
- Copy the SheepShaver application (only the application itself) to a different location like your desktop.
- Trash the original application
- Move the copy back to where the original was.
That worked! Thank you. sir!
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