Standalone crashes when Mac Applications menu clicked

Dan Friedman dan at
Sun Oct 20 00:17:01 EDT 2002


This happens to me whenever I make a standalone that does not have a menubar
associated to it.

Hope that helps.


> Date: Sat, 19 Oct 2002 17:52:42 -0400
> To: use-revolution at
> From: "Bruce A. Pokras" <macstacks at>
> Subject: Fwd: Re: Standalone crashes when Mac Applications menu clicked
> Reply-To: use-revolution at
> 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

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