I have a multi-platform installer that has worked fine for all Windows and Mac platforms, until Mac Sierra. The installer worked on the target machine under an account running Mac El Capitan, so the previously installed app was resident on the machine when it was upgraded to Mac Sierra.

When I download, unzip, and run the installer on Sierra, this error occurs:

'...Installer payload initialization failed...'

When I open a command-prompt, navigate to installbuilder.sh and call it like this:

sudo ./installbuilder.sh

it works. What's different about Sierra that's causing this problem?

I tried chmod -R 777 on the entire installer folder. I tried moving the installer folder /Applications folder.

Thank you in advance for any assistance.

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answered 18 Oct '16, 05:08

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Asked: 17 Oct '16, 12:39

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