Hello,

That's great news that you managed to get it started Michele. Maybe it's
not such a good idea for Taverna to bundle Java itself but instead leave
it up to the operating system to provide. We can add  your fix somewhere
on the website in case others have this problem.

Cheers,

Ian

On 15/02/17 23:36, Michele Donato wrote:
> Thanks Juande. 
>
> I couldn’t make sense of Stian’s message. I already manually installed
> Java on my system, and I did not understand what 
>
>>> enable the full JCE encryption or delete your
>>> keychain from ~/Library/Application Support/Taverna*
>
> not
>
>>>
>>> If this works, then you can try to modify the Taverna.app folder and
>>> replace its "jre" folder with a copy of the one you just installed.
>
> meant.
>
> However, simply removing the/Applications/Taverna Workbench Core
> 2.5.0.app/Contents/PlugIns/jre.bundle allowed me to start Taverna Core
> on Mac os 10.12 
>
> Michele Donato,
>
> Postdoctoral Fellow,
> Stanford Center for Biomedical Informatics Research (BMIR)
> Department of Medicine
> Stanford University
> 1265 Welch Rd., MSOB X219, Stanford, CA 94305
> Phone: (313) 759 3378
>
>> On Feb 15, 2017, at 02:26, Juande Santander Vela <jds...@iaa.es
>> <mailto:jds...@iaa.es>> wrote:
>>
>> I was able to remove /Applications/Taverna Workbench Core
>> 2.5.0.app/Contents/PlugIns/jre.bundle, and substitute it with a
>> symbolic link to the Java 8 virtual machine in the operating system,
>> on OS X 10.11 El Capitan. Not sure if it will work with macOS Sierra.
>>
>> On Mon, Feb 13, 2017 at 1:51 PM, Stian Soiland-Reyes
>> <st...@apache.org <mailto:st...@apache.org>> wrote:
>>> On Thu, 9 Feb 2017 17:29:14 +0000, Michele Donato
>>> <mdon...@stanford.edu <mailto:mdon...@stanford.edu>> wrote:
>>>> First of all, thanks for your reply.
>>>>
>>>> One thing to notice, it is not a problem of the retina display, but
>>>> it is related to the graphic card. And, more specifically, Taverna
>>>> does not start with the discrete card, but if I start it with the
>>>> integrated one, and then I switch, everything works correctly. This
>>>> makes me think that whichever component causes the crash it is not
>>>> fundamental to the application.
>>>>
>>>> In any case, I understand that solving this issue leads to a whole
>>>> other sets of issues.
>>>>
>>>> I will follow the development and try to see if the next versions
>>>> work for me.
>>>
>>> I think the Taverna app for Mac OS includes a bundled Java 7
>>> distribution which is probably not updated for the latest Retina
>>> displays.
>>>
>>> Would you be OK testing if it would help help with a newer Java?
>>>
>>> I'm afraid you would have to install it manually.
>>>
>>>
>>> Download from
>>> http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/jre8-downloads-2133155.html
>>>
>>> You might need to enable the full JCE encryption or delete your
>>> keychain from ~/Library/Application Support/Taverna*
>>>
>>>
>>> Then try the "Standalone" ZIP version of Taverna:
>>> (http://www.taverna.org.uk/download/workbench/2-5/core/#download-binary)
>>>
>>> Start Terminal, try "java -version" first, then
>>> go to the folder where you unpacked the standalone ZIP and
>>> run ./taverna.sh
>>>
>>>
>>> If this works, then you can try to modify the Taverna.app folder and
>>> replace its "jre" folder with a copy of the one you just installed.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> --
>>> Stian Soiland-Reyes
>>> University of Manchester
>>> http://www.esciencelab.org.uk/
>>> http://orcid.org/0000-0001-9842-9718
>>>
>>
>>
>>
>> -- 
>> Juande Santander Vela
>> Instituto de Astrofísica de Andalucía (IAA-CSIC)
>> Glorieta de la Astronomía s/n, E-18008, Granada, Spain
>

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