Installation Pro-User: How do I force Ableton NOT to report a crash?

I'm using Ableton in an installation. The machine running Live needs to auto power off and auto power on each day. I'm doing this by hard powering down the computer and repowering it. Sometimes Live produces a crash report. This ruins my autoboot of my Live project because it requires a user input before the Live project loads.
In my boot script I'm removing various files to avoid the crash log appearing:
rm "/Users/Mac/Library/Preferences/Ableton/Live 9.0.2/CrashDetection.cfg"
rm "/Users/Mac/Library/Preferences/Ableton/Live 9.0.2/Undo.cfg"
rm "/Users/Mac/Library/Preferences/Ableton/Live 9.0.2/Log.txt"
rm -r "/Users/Mac/Library/Preferences/Ableton/Live 9.0.2/Crash"
sleep 20
open "/Users/Mac/Desktop/Solstice Main Project/Solstice Main.als"
But this is not working. Sometimes there is still a crash detected. Have you got any suggestions? This is killing me.


orsjb 5 years ago | 0 comments

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  • Mark One
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    I'm afraid I can't help with the crash report stuff but maybe an 'outside the box' solution would be the best approach anyway. Can you not set up a script to quit live properly before shutdown, is it at a specific time each day for example? If it's a case of needing to remote control you could also set this up from another computer or even smartphone/table witha  remote desktop or VNC client.


    5 years ago | 0 comments

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