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Install Pentaho Data Integration on MacOS 10.14.5 Mojave


It’s a little hard to find out the root cause why out of box Pentaho Data Integration not working, any way, it’s resolved.

First need java 8 to install, because Oracle refuse to provide, need OpenJDK instead.

brew tap adoptopenjdk/openjdk
brew cask install adoptopenjdk8
brew install jenv # If also want to using other java version
cd "/Applications/Data"
cat JavaApplicationStub

Also need change JavaApplicationStub file as below. (Maybe Pentaho developer didin’t having a MBP…)

# PROG_DIR=$(cd "$(dirname "$0")"; pwd)
# PROG_DIR is in .app/Contents/MacOS
# BASE_DIR="$PROG_DIR"/../../../
cd "$BASE_DIR"
echo $BASE_DIR
. "spoon.command" "$BASE_DIR"

If you want to continue using Java 12 in system wide, install brew install jenv and running jenv local 1.8 at data-integration folder.