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I don't know what changed but OmniFocus cannot be started anymore on my mac.

When I click on it the icon starts to jump as usual. The icon even displays the number of my tasks then it suddenly quits.

I have tried the following:

1.) Deleted the app, and downloaded a new one from the net, and reinstalled it.
2.) Removed the folder containing my tasks: /Users/username/Library/Application Support/OmniFocus
3.) Removed "OmniFocus Backups" folder from my Documents folder.

Still no luck.

All I have is the following lines in the log:


2011-08-27 2:11:31.250 PM [0x0-0x154154].com.omnigroup.OmniFocus: forwarding exception, port = 0x0, behaviour = 0, flavor = 0
2011-08-27 2:11:31.250 PM [0x0-0x154154].com.omnigroup.OmniFocus: forward_exception got unknown behavior
2011-08-27 2:11:31.250 PM [0x0-0x154154].com.omnigroup.OmniFocus: thread_set_state (os/kern) invalid argument
2011-08-27 2:11:31.254 PM com.apple.launchd.peruser.501: ([0x0-0x154154].com.omnigroup.OmniFocus[14710]) Exited with code: 1


I am running on Mac Os X 10.7.1

Any suggestions?
 
You should probably contact support directly on this one; you'll get a faster response.
 
I have found the solution accidentally. I had problems with httpd also. As it turned out one library was missing. Apache did write its problem into the event log:

org.apache.httpd[21227]: dyld: Library not loaded: /usr/lib/libpq.5.dylib
org.apache.httpd[21227]: Referenced from: /usr/sbin/httpd
org.apache.httpd[21227]: Reason: image not found
com.apple.launchd[1] (org.apache.httpd[21227]): Job appears to have crashed: Trace/BPT trap: 5
com.apple.launchd[1] (org.apache.httpd): Throttling respawn: Will start in 10 seconds
ReportCrash[21216]: Saved crash report for httpd[21227] version ??? (???) to /Library/Logs/DiagnosticReports/httpd_2011-08-28-003002_localhost.crash

A closer look confirmed that '/usr/lib/libpq.5.dylib' does not exist but I had '/usr/lib/libpq.5.3.dylib'. Making a symbolic link solved my problem:

sudo ln -s /usr/lib/libpq.5.3.dylib /usr/lib/libpq.5.dylib

This also made OmniFocus work again!

The cause is probably postgresql 9.0.4 installer (dmg), I am not sure though.
 
 


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