Standalone crashes when Mac Applications menu clicked

Joshua Snyder joshua at
Sat Oct 19 18:55:01 EDT 2002

Remove the "Apple Menu Options Prefs" file from the Preffrences folder 
and reboot.  you might also want to remove the Finder, System, and 
MacOS preffs as well.


On Saturday, October 19, 2002, at 04:52  PM, Bruce A. Pokras wrote:

> Thanks, everyone, for your responses.
> Revolution, itself, does not give this problem. It is only the 
> standalone. When I booted with Extensions Off the problem did not 
> occur. So what is it about a standalone that is different from the 
> Revolution developer interface?
> The standalone is very minimal - a single stack with one button and an 
> "Openstack" script. The "openstack" script simply tells the standalone 
> to open a separate interface stack. The standalone has 15 Mb of RAM 
> assigned to it, normally. However, I raised the Preferred RAM to 45 
> Mb, and the crash still occurred. When the crash occurs, the "submenu" 
> function of the Finder becomes disabled. It cannot be re-enabled from 
> the Apple Menu Options control panel. I have to reboot in order to get 
> submenus back again.
> I just recreated the standalone with the "openstack" script disabled. 
> It still crashed when I tried to access a menu. I also tried a 
> standalone that I created in May and it also crashed when I clicked on 
> a menu.
> Any suggestions would be appreciated.
> Regards,
> Bruce Pokras
>> At 6:01 PM -0700 10/18/2002, Bruce A. Pokras wrote:
>>> Is there any reason why a standalone always crashes when I try to
>>> bring down the Applications menu to switch to another application or
>>> to the Finder?
>> I'm not sure what might be causing this.
>> Does Revolution itself crash in the same way on your setup?
>> If you create a minimal standalone (try creating a new, blank 
>> mainstack and
>> make a standalone out of it), does the same problem occur?
>> Does the same thing happen if you start up while holding down the 
>> Shift key
>> to block loading of extensions?
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