Opened 3 weeks ago

Last modified 3 weeks ago

#837 new issue

dyld: Library not loaded: /opt/local/lib/libpng15.15.dylib

Reported by: guest Owned by: devel
Priority: normal Milestone:
Component: no idea Version: arb-6.0.6
Keywords: Cc:



After finding no easy solution to the bug in the setup for installing arb via homebrew. I decided to install arb using the script.

Arb was install but when I attempted to run it crashes with the following error.


Using ARBHOME='/Users/juju/OFFICE/update_16S_seq_db_SILVA/arb' Using properties from /Users/juju/.arb_prop Please wait while the program ARB is starting ….. Waiting for '/Users/juju/.arb_tmp/sockets/arb_launcher.73844'.. [arb_launcher[0]: Starting 'arb_ntree'..] dyld: Library not loaded: /opt/local/lib/libpng15.15.dylib

Referenced from: /Users/juju/OFFICE/update_16S_seq_db_SILVA/arb/bin/arb_ntree Reason: image not found

/Users/juju/OFFICE/update_16S_seq_db_SILVA/arb/bin/arb_launcher: line 25: 73892 Abort trap: 6 $CMD [arb_launcher[0]: 'arb_ntree' has terminated with error 134] [arb_launcher[0]: Still have 1 arb processes..] [arb_launcher[0]: All launched processes terminated]

Session log has been stored in /Users/juju/.arb_prop/logs/session.20210324_115013.73854.tgz

and is also accessible via /Users/juju/ARB_last_session.tgz

ARB crashed :-(


I saw in an older ticket that it is possible for this to be linked to openmotif. But I do have openmotif installed with brew. here: /usr/local/Cellar/openmotif/2.3.8_1/

could the issue be beacuse it was installed with brew instead of macports? if so how do tell arb to look in /usr/local/Cellar/ for its dependencies?

Thanks for your help in advance.

Change History (1)

comment:1 Changed 3 weeks ago by westram

I am really sorry, but I cannot help with OSX installations (only linux).

Support for arb OSX versions (homebrew and MacPort) was completely done by volunteers. Currently there are no resources to fix the problems occurring with homebrew.

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