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Duplicate copies of plugins in a users home folder causes FM12 to crash

Question asked by iamsloper on Nov 14, 2012
Latest reply on Nov 15, 2012 by iamsloper

Summary

Duplicate copies of plugins in a users home folder causes FM12 to crash

Product

FileMaker Pro

Version

12.0v3

Operating system version

Mac

Description of the issue

On a mac (starting with 12.0v3), duplicate copies of plugins causes FM12 to crash. The duplicates  of plugins are in the Users/Libarary/application support/FileMaker/Extensions
and
Users/Libarary/application support/FileMaker/FileMaker Pro Advanced/12.0/Extensions folder.

This doesn't happen on Windows.

Steps to reproduce the problem

Install an older plugins in Users/Libarary/application support/FileMaker/Extensions (the old spot)

Install a newer plugin with FM12v3 using the install plugin script step. (placed in Users/Libarary/application support/FileMaker/FileMaker Pro Advanced/12.0/Extensions).

Filemaker will crash.

Expected result

FileMaker will use the new plugin for FM12 and the old plugin for FM11.

Actual result

FileMaker crashes.

Configuration information

This started in 12.0v3 previous versions didn't do this. The screenshot i uploaded shows a setup that causes immediate FM crashing.

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