Mac OS Version support

Bill Vlahos bvlahos at jpl.nasa.gov
Wed Sep 4 17:46:01 EDT 2002


Are you sure? You should be able from OS X to build PPC, 68k, or fat 
(which includes both PPC and 68k) versions which don't require the 
CarbonLib.

That is what those check boxes are for.

Bill Vlahos

On Wednesday, September 4, 2002, at 03:30  PM, Bob Arnold wrote:

> Answering my own question, apparently, one must make the MacOS 
> stand-alone
> build using the "classic" version of RR, not the OSX version, 
> otherwise, the
> carbon lib will be necessary to run the stand alone MacOS application. 
> This
> is very unfortunate and extremely counter-intuitive and 
> counter-productive.
> The Distribution Builder appears to be cross-platform, and thus if 
> building
> a MacOS stand-alone (and NOT an OSX stand alone) when using the OSX
> compatible version of RR (which runs carbon under OS9) the stand-alone
> SHOULD NOT require the carbon-lib. As it says in the RR documentation, 
> a
> MacOS standalone should run under any MacOS down to 7.1 but it doesn't 
> say,
> that it must be built using the classic RR app.
>
> I hope few of my customers are using older than system 9.
>
> If you're listening RR, this is a serious complaint.
>
> Bob
> -- 
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> Boston University
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