I click SourceTree > Install Command Line Tools, enter my password and get the following error message:
Unable to install command line tools, please refer to the system logs for more details.
Then a second one:
Failed to install command line tools, please see the system log for details.
Any guidance to solve this problem?
This has been annoying me for a while. Here's a workaround that works for me:
$ ln -s /Applications/SourceTree.app/Contents/Resources/stree /usr/local/bin/
I use homebrew, so
/usr/local/bin is already in my path and owned by me (instead of root)
In Console.app, I was able to find the following log message:
10/12/15 10:20:15.599 AM SourceTree: Failed to install privileged helper: Error Domain=CFErrorDomainLaunchd Code=4 "The operation couldn’t be completed. (CFErrorDomainLaunchd error 4.)"
Is there any other place to look for?
Ok, you probably need to expand on the error a little to find out what it was failing to do. I've seen a very similar (different numbers, but the rest was the same) error when trying to install on a Mac with no admin access, but it went through fine when I became an admin. So I'm afraid I might be stuck
I don't know if its relevant but there's also a spindump message: 10/13/15 11:05:50.955 AM spindump: Saved spin report for SourceTree version 188.8.131.52 (184.108.40.206) to /Library/Logs/DiagnosticReports/SourceTree_2015-10-13-110550_sofia.spin Which links to the following report: Date/Time: 2015-10-13 11:05:43 +0200 OS Version: 10.10.5 (Build 14F27) Architecture: x86_64 Report Version: 21 Command: SourceTree Path: /Applications/SourceTree.app/Contents/MacOS/SourceTree Version: 220.127.116.11 (18.104.22.168) PID: 838 Event: spin-lite Duration: 6.40s (process was unresponsive for 2 seconds before sampling) Steps: 65 (100ms sampling interval) Hardware model: iMac8,1 Active cpus: 2 Fan speed: 699 rpm Heaviest stack for the main thread of the target process: 65 ??? (SourceTree + 8704) [0x10c521200] 65 NSApplicationMain + 1832 (AppKit + 12868) [0x7fff82606244] 65 -[NSApplication run] + 594 (AppKit + 551667) [0x7fff82689af3] 65 -[NSApplication nextEventMatchingMask:untilDate:inMode:dequeue:] + 346 (AppKit + 593496) [0x7fff82693e58] 65 _DPSNextEvent + 1828 (AppKit + 596989) [0x7fff82694bfd] 65 _NSHandleCarbonMenuEvent + 277 (AppKit + 1420512) [0x7fff8275dce0] 65 _HandleMenuSelection2 + 446 (HIToolbox + 614654) [0x7fff90f670fe] 65 MenuSelectCore(MenuData*, Point, double, unsigned int, OpaqueMenuRef**, unsigned short*) + 702 (HIToolbox + 615553) [0x7fff90f67481] 65 FinishMenuSelection(SelectionData*, MenuResult*, MenuResult*) + 96 (HIToolbox + 612873) [0x7fff90f66a09] 65 SendMenuItemSelectedEvent + 188 (HIToolbox + 613168) [0x7fff90f66b30] 65 SendMenuCommandWithContextAndModifiers + 59 (HIToolbox + 613261) [0x7fff90f66b8d] 65 SendHICommandEvent(unsigned int, HICommand const*, unsigned int, unsigned int, unsigned char, void const*, OpaqueEventTargetRef*, OpaqueEventTargetRef*, OpaqueEventRef**) + 428 (HIToolbox + 360261) [0x7fff90f28f45] 65 SendEventToEventTarget + 40 (HIToolbox + 122038) [0x7fff90eeecb6] 65 SendEventToEventTargetInternal(OpaqueEventRef*, OpaqueEventTargetRef*, HandlerCallRec*) + 386 (HIToolbox + 32686) [0x7fff90ed8fae] 65 DispatchEventToHandlers(EventTargetRec*, OpaqueEventRef*, HandlerCallRec*) + 1260 (HIToolbox + 35692) [0x7fff90ed9b6c] 65 NSSLMMenuEventHandler + 724 (AppKit + 2346347) [0x7fff8283fd6b] 65 -[NSCarbonMenuImpl _carbonCommandProcessEvent:handlerCallRef:] + 107 (AppKit + 3258546) [0x7fff8291e8b2] 65 -[NSMenu _internalPerformActionForItemAtIndex:] + 35 (AppKit + 3258982) [0x7fff8291ea66] 65 -[NSMenu performActionForItemAtIndex:] + 131 (AppKit + 3259136) [0x7fff8291eb00] 65 _os_activity_initiate + 75 (libsystem_trace.dylib + 3287) [0x7fff8522bcd7] 65 -[NSCarbonMenuImpl performActionWithHighlightingForItemAtIndex:] + 114 (AppKit + 2443644) [0x7fff8285797c] 65 -[NSMenuItem _corePerformAction] + 382 (AppKit + 2444366) [0x7fff82857c4e] 65 -[NSApplication sendAction:to:from:] + 452 (AppKit + 2444977) [0x7fff82857eb1] 65 _os_activity_initiate + 75 (libsystem_trace.dylib + 3287) [0x7fff8522bcd7] 65 ??? (SourceTree + 208875) [0x10c551feb] 65 ??? (SourceTree + 613396) [0x10c5b4c14] 64 ??? (SourceTree + 612533) [0x10c5b48b5] 60 ??? (SourceTree + 611828) [0x10c5b45f4] 60 AuthorizationCreate + 151 (Security + 742023) [0x7fff84062287] 60 xpc_connection_send_message_with_reply_sync + 200 (libxpc.dylib + 32169) [0x7fff83844da9] 60 semaphore_wait_trap + 10 (libsystem_kernel.dylib + 70938) [0x7fff921d651a] *60 semaphore_wait_continue + 0 (kernel + 1353536) [0xffffff800034a740] Binary Images: 0x10c51f000 - 0x10c7c1fff com.torusknot.SourceTreeNotMAS 22.214.171.124 (126.96.36.199) <05BD6566-0F56-3C43-BB9B-7EC796720431> /Applications/SourceTree.app/Contents/MacOS/SourceTree 0x7fff82603000 - 0x7fff83184fff com.apple.AppKit 6.9 (1348.17) <E485D56D-3E72-34B7-99BB-BFDEE2D07BF5> /System/Library/Frameworks/AppKit.framework/Versions/C/AppKit 0x7fff8383d000 - 0x7fff83865fff libxpc.dylib (559.40.1) <5C829202-962E-3744-8B50-00D38CC88E84> /usr/lib/system/libxpc.dylib 0x7fff83fad000 - 0x7fff84223fff com.apple.security 7.0 (57031.40.6) <FCCCC4FD-043A-30CA-9997-4211CA0E9297> /System/Library/Frameworks/Security.framework/Versions/A/Security 0x7fff8522b000 - 0x7fff85231fff libsystem_trace.dylib (72.20.1) <840F5301-B55A-3078-90B9-FEFFD6CD741A> /usr/lib/system/libsystem_trace.dylib 0x7fff90ed1000 - 0x7fff911d6fff com.apple.HIToolbox 2.1.1 (758.7) <E3129A67-BDF9-333D-9C9C-A95C8F0EF71C> /System/Library/Frameworks/Carbon.framework/Versions/A/Frameworks/HIToolbox.framework/Versions/A/HIToolbox 0x7fff921c5000 - 0x7fff921e2fff libsystem_kernel.dylib (2782.40.9) <16AD15EF-3DAE-3F63-9D26-26CCE1920762> /usr/lib/system/libsystem_kernel.dylib *0xffffff8000200000 - 0xffffff80009fffff kernel (2782.40.9) <58F06365-45C7-3CA7-B80D-173AFD1A03C4> /System/Library/Kernels/kernel
My log message shows as below: 22/10/15 15:54:22,535 smd: App "com.torusknot.SourceTreeNotMAS" did not pass helper check "com.atlassian.SourceTreePrivilegedHelper2". 22/10/15 15:54:22,536 SourceTree: Failed to install privileged helper: Error Domain=CFErrorDomainLaunchd Code=4 "The operation couldn’t be completed. (CFErrorDomainLaunchd error 4.)" 22/10/15 15:59:11,367 smd: App "com.torusknot.SourceTreeNotMAS" did not pass helper check "com.atlassian.SourceTreePrivilegedHelper2". 22/10/15 15:59:11,367 SourceTree: Failed to install privileged helper: Error Domain=CFErrorDomainLaunchd Code=4 "The operation couldn’t be completed. (CFErrorDomainLaunchd error 4.)"
Still a problem in SourceTree Version 2.2.2 (51), but a little different. Now the application just quits unexpectedly.
Workaround (https://answers.atlassian.com/questions/31657961/answers/32988936 ) seems to still work.
I'm seeing the same problem with 2.3. It's disappointing that Atlassian has not fixed this. I have a number of other apps that install command-line tools with no problem.
Making a symlink to the stree binary in the application, as Philip Borenstein suggested earlier, is a good solution:
ln -s /Applications/SourceTree.app/Contents/Resources/stree /usr/local/bin/
Just got this error with my first use of Sourcetree. Not very auspicious...
I installed the app through a download from the website. I have no idea how to "check the logs".
Also, the app installed itself into my user directory's Application folder, so the path for the workaround suggested by Philip Borenstein is a bit different. Other than that, it worked.
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