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Problems expanding the CodonCode Aligner Installers on OS X

When trying to expand ("unstuff") the CodonCode Aligner installer or updater on OS X, some users have experienced problems with different versions of Stuffit Expander. This page describes how to solve problems with StuffitExpander 10.0 and Stuffit Expander 8.0.

StuffIt Expander 10.0

StuffIt Expander 10.0 reports error #17538 when expanding the Aligner installer.

To expand the Aligner installer with StuffIt 10, you need to change the preferences in StuffIt Expander:
  1. Run the StuffIt Expander application - usually found in /Applications/Utilities/StuffIt 10.0
  2. Open the Expander preferences
  3. Unselect the "Continue to expand if possible" option. Your preferences should now look like the screen shot below:

  4. Close the preferences
  5. Try expanding the Aligner installer again - it should work now.

StuffIt Expander 8.0

There is a bug in StuffIt 8.0. If you are using StuffIt 8.0, please upgrade to StuffIt 8.0.2 or to a newer version.

If you upgrade to Stuffit Expander 10.0 or newer, please read the section above!









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