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From: Evgeny Cherpak <>
Subject: Gitk doesn't work on macOS Mojave
Date: Thu, 19 Jul 2018 21:05:43 +0300	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)


You have probably heard this by now already, but gitk doesn’t work on macOS 10.14 - because it uses Apple Events,
And apps on 10.14 require user to give them permissions to control other apps with Apple Events.

Here is what I get when I try running it on my machine with beta 4 installed:

Error in startup script: 58:102: execution error: Not authorized to send Apple events to System Events. (-1743)
    while executing
"exec osascript -e [format {
        tell application "System Events"
            set frontmost of processes whose unix id is %d to true
        end te..."
    invoked from within
"if {[tk windowingsystem] eq "aqua"} {
    exec osascript -e [format {
        tell application "System Events"
            set frontmost of processes ..."
    (file "/usr/local/bin/gitk" line 12212)

And Apple doesn’t allow to add apps to “Automation” :( 

Best regards.
And thanks for git :) 

             reply	other threads:[~2018-07-19 18:48 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-07-19 18:05 Evgeny Cherpak [this message]
2018-07-19 19:12 ` Eric Sunshine
2018-07-19 21:11   ` Evgeny Cherpak
2018-07-19 21:49     ` Eric Sunshine
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2018-07-20  6:25                 ` Eric Sunshine
2018-07-20  6:26                   ` Evgeny Cherpak
2018-07-24  6:51                   ` [PATCH] gitk: fix MacOS 10.14 "Mojave" crash on launch Eric Sunshine

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