Bug #9891

Chirp will not open on Mac running Sierra or Yosemite

Added by Gary Goodinuf 6 months ago. Updated 6 months ago.

Status:New Start date:05/26/2022
Priority:Normal Due date:
Assignee:Gary Goodinuf % Done:


Target version:chirp-daily
Chirp Version:daily Platform:MacOS
Model affected:(All models)


Chirp daily-20220515 will not open with MacOS Sierra version 10.12.6 or MacOS Yosemite version 10.10.5
However Chirp daily-20190314 runs fine with both MacOS versions on the same Intel Mac Pro.


Updated by Tony Fuller 6 months ago

Hi Gary,

We've got several other reports for CHIRP not working in Sierra but I'm not able to get that version of OSX in a VM for testing.

Can you get any debug information if you attempt to run CHIRP from a terminal?


Updated by Gary Goodinuf 6 months ago

Hi Tony,

Since my post I updated to chirp-unified-daily-20220531.

In terminal I typed: open -a chirp
This is what I got from terminal:
LSOpenURLsWithRole() failed for the application /Applications/CHIRP.app with error -10810.

I am not sure this is the information you want? If this is not what you are looking for please let me know. I googled opening an app with terminal but found nothing specifically mentioning debug information. Perhaps I need to look for debug information elsewhere after opening CHIRP with terminal?


Updated by Tony Fuller 6 months ago

Hi Gary,

I was able to reproduce that error after reviewing https://apple.stackexchange.com/questions/181026/lsopenurlswithrole-failed-with-error-10810-cant-open-install-os-x-yosemite

Could you try running the following command for me in a terminal?

chmod +x /Applications/CHIRP.app/Contents/MacOS/chirp

Then see if open -a chirp still reports error -10810


Updated by Gary Goodinuf 6 months ago

Tony, I still get the error -10810


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