OS X Externals

K nnoydb at excite.com
Tue Nov 2 08:42:05 CST 2004


As good measure in daling with databases in general I base64 all binary prior to insert.   This way I do not have to concern myself with utilities (or databases I my move to at a later time) supporting binary.  It is a extra step but well worth the effort.


-==-=-=-=-=-=-==-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-==-=-=-=-=-=-
Disclaimer:

Any resemblance between the above views and those of my
employer, my terminal, or the view out my window are purely
coincidental. 
Any resemblance between the above and my own views is non-deterministic.

 The question of the existence of views in the absence of anyone to hold
them
is left as an exercise for the reader. The question of the existence of
the reader
 is left as an exercise for the second god coefficient. 
(A discussion of non-orthogonal, non-integral polytheism is beyond the
scope of this article.)



 --- On Mon 11/01, Dar Scott < dsc at swcp.com > wrote:
From: Dar Scott [mailto: dsc at swcp.com]
To: use-revolution at lists.runrev.com
Date: Mon, 1 Nov 2004 12:24:47 -0700
Subject: Re: OS X Externals

<br>On Nov 1, 2004, at 11:34 AM, Frank D. Engel, Jr. wrote:<br><br>> Thank you everyone who looked at this for me, I finally convinced <br>> myself that this is a bug in Rev and filed it in Bugzilla (#2308).<br>><br>> I did manage to build by external under Windows, but have not tested <br>> the faulty routine there yet.  I suspect (from the below report) that <br>> it is a Mac-specific bug, so until Rev gets this fixed, I will just <br>> have to use the slow Transcript version, at least for the Mac.  I will <br>> test under Windows later, and if the external works there, I'll attach <br>> a note to the bug report that it is OS X specific and then use the <br>> external for Windows at least, both when it is fixed.<br><br>I have heard rumors of a method for passing binary data as an arg, but <br>I don't know how it works.<br><br>My external SDK says data is a null terminated string.  That means no <br>binary.  (Without some method to avoid nulls.)<br><br>How are you passing binary as an arg?<br><br>Dar<br>****************************************<br>     Dar Scott Consulting<br>     http://www.swcp.com/dsc/<br>     Programming Services<br>****************************************<br><br>_______________________________________________<br>use-revolution mailing list<br>use-revolution at lists.runrev.com<br>http://lists.runrev.com/mailman/listinfo/use-revolution<br>

_______________________________________________
Join Excite! - http://www.excite.com
The most personalized portal on the Web!


More information about the use-livecode mailing list