Perform the steps in the section if you are installing the eVe SDK under Mac OS X.
1. Insert the eVe SDK installation CD into the machine on which you are installing. If you downloaded the eVe SDK from the eVision web site, continue to the next step.
2. Start a command line session and change your current directory to installs/Mac_OS_X on the CD or to the location where you downloaded eVe.
3. Issue the following command:
java -cp install.zip install
The installer displays a progress bar and displays the Introduction window.
4. Click Next to continue. The License Agreement window appears.
5. Read the terms of the license agreement. If you agree to the terms, continue to the next step. If you do not agree to the terms, click Cancel to exit the installation program.
6. Select the radio button next to the I accept the terms of the License Agreement and click Next. A window containing important installation information appears.
7. Click Next. The Choose Install Folder window appears.
8. Enter the path to the directory where you want to install eVe in the Where Would You Like to Install text box. Click Choose... to visually select the installation directory.
9. Click Next. The Choose Product Features window appears. Use this window to determine what eVe components to install:
Typical Install. Click this option to install the most common features of eVe. This is the default selection. If you select this option, continue to the next step.
Minimal Install. Click this option to install the eVe SDK and sample application. No documentation or support for non-native file formats will be installed If you select this option, continue to the next step.
10. Click Next. The Choose Shortcut Folder appears.
11. Click the option button that indicates where you want to create application aliases.
Note: The installation program does not create aliases for eVe programs on the desktop. See the following section, To add aliases for eVe to the desktop, for instructions on how to do this.
12. Click Next. The Important Information window appears.
13. Read the information in this window.
14. Click Next. The Choose Java Virtual Machine window appears.
15. Select the Java Virtual Machine (JVM) you wish to use.
Click Install a Java VM specifically for this application to install the JVM supplied with the eVe installation.
Click Choose a Java VM already installed on this system and select a previously installed JVM from the list box. If there are no Java VMs listed, or you want to perform a search for Java VMs, perform either of the following:
Click Search for Others to have the installation program automatically scan your system for a Java VM.
Click Choose Another... to manually locate a Java VM on your system.
16. Click Install to confirm your selection and install the SDK and JVM. The installer copies the necessary files to your computer and performs some configuration operations. When the install procedure is complete, the Install Complete windows appear.
17. Click Next. The System Environment Changed window appears.
18. Click Done to exit the installer. After the installation has completed, you might need to edit the Eve.properties file to finish configuring your system. See The eve.properties File section for information about this file.
19. To complete the installation, restart your computer or log off and log back in.
Perform the following steps to add aliases on your desktop for the eVe sample application and uninstall program.
1. Start a command line session.
2. To create an alias on your desktop for the sample application, type the following in the command line and press Enter:
ln path/sample/SampleApp.sh name_of_alias
path represents the path to the location where you installed eVe
name_of_alias represents the name you want to assign to the desktop icon for the sample application
An example command line for creating a desktop icon for the sample application might read:
ln /usr/local/com/evisionglobal/eve/sample/SampleApp.sh eVeSampleApp
3. To create a link location on your desktop for the uninstall program, type the following in the command line and press Enter:
ln path/Uninstall/Uninstall_eVe3_[eVe_version_info] name_of_link_location
path represents the path to the eVe installation directory
eVe_version_info represents the version of eVe that comprises the path to the uninstall program (for example, Source_36_Installer_0901).
name_of_alias represents the name you want to assign to the desktop icon for the uninstall program.
An example command line for creating a desktop icon for the uninstall program might read:
ln usr/local/com/UninstallerData_eVe3_[Source_36_Installer_0901] eVeUninstall