Mac Classic Apps Run Under OS X but Not On Native Classic

Sannyasin Sivakatirswami katir at
Sun Sep 5 23:55:00 EDT 2004

Reporting in on this... My splash engine -- standalone built with 2.2.1 
(on OSX) and copied to CD and then copied to an old eMac PPC running 
9.2, failed. So, its' more than .sit compression issues.

I'll bugZilla this:

Dan, any progress on your end? I've got 2 users standing by... at this 
point I'm telling them to get the dream machine for home computing 
that's about to arrive: G5 iMac. But not everyone has deep pockets.


On Sep 4, 2004, at 4:13 PM, Dan Shafer wrote:

> I suspect that'll fix it. I'm going to keep experimenting to see if I 
> can find a secret to allowing me to email these files but in the 
> meanwhile, my sole OS9 user during beta is in the same office area, so 
> it's not a huge burden.
> On Sep 4, 2004, at 7:05 PM, Sannyasin Sivakatirswami wrote:
>> Having same problem here...  are running 9.2 on old Macs.
>> Someone  said that the compression could be the problem if you used 
>> .sit on generate the file for the OS9 user and if they an 
>> old version of stuffit..  (did you do that?) I had them upgrade 
>> stuffIt, I then compressed again with Deluxe making sure that it was 
>> .sit for OS9... still didn't work. I'm getting exactly those same 
>> messages, Dan.
>> So, to eliminate compression issues I've copied the splash screen 
>> with the engine for 9.2 and the .rev stack (all done in 2.2.1)  to a 
>> CD and just today given this to a beta tester... crossing my 
>> fingers...I'll know tomorrow or next day.
>>  Same app runs fine on OSX and Windows...
>> Sivakatirswami
>> On Sep 4, 2004, at 8:40 AM, Dan Shafer wrote:
>>> Yeah, I built it in 2.2.1. That's the one that doesn't run.

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