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Subject: Fix For Installer Error on OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion
Feedback Type: Suggestion
Product Area: Notes Client
Technical Area: Install
Platform: Mac OS X
Release: 8.5.3
Reproducible: Always

The problem is in the way that Apple is now reporting the system version. They've killed the "Mac" in Mac OS X. It's now just OS X but the Notes installer is looking for Mac OS X >10.5.

In order to install Lotus Notes on a Mountain Lion Mac, you have to manually change the system version in the InstallationCheck script to look for "OS X", not "Mac OS X".

Here's the line in the script:

osv=`/usr/sbin/system_profiler SPSoftwareDataType | grep "System Version" | sed -e 's/\(.*\)Mac OS X \(.*\) \(.*\)/\2/g'`

Simply remove the "Mac" and you'll be fine.

Note that you'll need to first move all of the install files out of the original read-only installer volume and into a local folder. The script is located in:

/Lotus Notes 8.5.3/Lotus Notes Installer.mpkg/Contents/Packages/Lotus Notes Installer.pkg/Contents/Resources/

Feedback number WEBB8WKLLF created by Adam K Burrell on 07/26/2012

Status: Open

Fix For Installer Error on OS X 10.... (Adam K Burrell 26.Jul.12)
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