This is a very simple and strange error - TextMate is not opening at all. I have a license fully paid for, I checked my Mac OS X activity monitor and there is no TextMate process running.
Is there a known problem here? Is there a solution?
This has happened to me a couple of times after catastrophic system fails (OSX dying without being able to properly shut down all running applications). If that happens while TextMate was running, a stale PID (Process ID) file could remain behind.
Try deleting ~/Library/Application Support/TextMate/TextMate.pid
That usually fixes it for me.
What does the Console log (in the
Have you tried downloading and installing a fresh copy of TextMate?
Another way to find what's going on is to lauch the actual executable from the terminal (found in
Right click on the TextMate icon and choose "Show package content" (or whatever it's called, in french it's "Afficher le contenu du paquet"). Then browse to
You'll get an error message in a terminal window that can be either sent to Allan, TextMate's author, or added to your question here.