Sato Sato - 6 days ago 6
AppleScript Question

execution error: Finder got an error: Application isn’t running. (-600)

I am trying to make an Alias using AppleScript. I am using Mac OS X 10.9.3 (Mavericks).

sato ~ $ ll /Users/sato/src/test.txt
-rw-r--r-- 1 sato staff 18410 Jun 13 10:36 /Users/sato/src/test.txt
sato ~ $ ll dst/
total 0
sato ~ :( $ osascript -e 'tell application "Finder" to make alias file to POSIX file "/Users/sato/src/test.txt" at POSIX file "/Users/sato/dst"'
29:121: execution error: Finder got an error: Application isn’t running. (-600)
sato ~ :( $ osascript -e 'tell application "Finder" to make alias file to POSIX file "/Users/sato/src/test.txt" at POSIX file "/Users/sato/dst/"'
29:122: execution error: Finder got an error: Application isn’t running. (-600)
sato ~ :( $ osascript -e 'tell application "Finder" to make alias file to POSIX file "/Users/sato/src/test.txt" at POSIX file "/Users/sato/dst/link"'
29:126: execution error: Finder got an error: Application isn’t running. (-600)


What is wrong?

Answer

It works fine on my computer. I think maybe you can try these things:

  1. Try to relaunch the Finder;
  2. Try to relaunch the Applescript Editor;
  3. Try to restart your computer.

I've encountered similar problems.