Dist Builder Busted
rcozens at pon.net
Sat Aug 24 10:33:01 EDT 2002
>On my G4 tower (OS 10.1.5) I have lost the ability to build a
>distribution. Distribution builder says "copying files......" but
>thats where it stops. After that, nothing. It creates the
>distribution folder but nothing is inside. Anyone else seen this
Do you update the distribution build info with each build?
I have had occasions where I would build a standalone, test it,
revise the source stack, and build it again. I have witnessed
behavior similar to what you describe when I do a second or
subsequent build without updating the build info, even if it doesn't
change. In particular, I remove the stack name from the build list
and reselect it.
I am guessing that the Distribution builder expects to find the stack
in RAM, and when one quits Rev, starts it again, and does a build
without selecting the stack(s), it chokes.
CCW, Serendipity Software Company
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