Standalone failure for Mac PPC 9.2
katir at hindu.org
Mon Aug 23 19:25:08 EDT 2004
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I tried to open my HA Stack Player standalone, built for PPC, on my OSX
machine. Of course, Classic started up first, but then, the standalone
did not boot: no error msg. Same thing if Classic is up and running
Should standalones build for Mac PPC run in the OSX Classic shell or
I'm having trouble getting anything to run on older Mac 9.2 machines...
Today I'm going to copy the standalone to a CD and give that to a mac
ppc user, just to eliminate .sit compression issues.
But, shouldn't it run in Classic? I'm thinking, perhaps the fact that
it does not run in Classic shows there is a problem, which is also the
cause for it's failure in 9.2.
I have these start ups in the stack script:
set the loc of this stack to the screenloc
hide btn "Stack Index"
put url "http://www.himalayanAcademy.com/runrev/versionControl.txt"
If item 1 of line 1 of tCheckVersion = "HA Stack Player" then
show button "Stack Index"
if item 2 of tCheckVersion <> (the engineVersion of this stack) then
Could the attempt to access the net, should it fail, on 9.2, cause the
application to lock up? (But, it's failing to boot in Classic even if I
If I disconnect from the network in OSX.. and boot the same stack...
obviously it can't do an http GET, but it doesn't cause the app to
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katir at hindu.org
On Aug 16, 2004, at 7:36 AM, Sannyasin Sivakatirswami wrote:
> Yes, it was compressed as .sit but it unstuffs to the point of
> appearing correctly on the desk top as an unstuffed .rev file... then
> unexpectedly quits on boot.. (in classic)
> Are you say that even if it unstuffs and outputs an apparently
> unstuffed file that an old Stuffit could have created a bad file?...
> OK, will just have to try it.
> As for Monte's and Andre's recommendations... it doesn't even get that
> On Aug 15, 2004, at 8:37 PM, sims wrote:
>> How do I diagnose and solve this problem? I only need to focus on a)
>> above for now (mac, classic PPC) because the Windows user bailed on
>> the project out of frustration...
>> Was it compressed as an ".sit"?
>> If so maybe an updated of stuffit is needed.
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