OS X Externals

Dar Scott dsc at swcp.com
Mon Nov 1 13:24:47 CST 2004


On Nov 1, 2004, at 11:34 AM, Frank D. Engel, Jr. wrote:

> Thank you everyone who looked at this for me, I finally convinced 
> myself that this is a bug in Rev and filed it in Bugzilla (#2308).
>
> I did manage to build by external under Windows, but have not tested 
> the faulty routine there yet.  I suspect (from the below report) that 
> it is a Mac-specific bug, so until Rev gets this fixed, I will just 
> have to use the slow Transcript version, at least for the Mac.  I will 
> test under Windows later, and if the external works there, I'll attach 
> a note to the bug report that it is OS X specific and then use the 
> external for Windows at least, both when it is fixed.

I have heard rumors of a method for passing binary data as an arg, but 
I don't know how it works.

My external SDK says data is a null terminated string.  That means no 
binary.  (Without some method to avoid nulls.)

How are you passing binary as an arg?

Dar
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