OT-distribution to MAC OS 9.1 users

Richard Gaskin ambassador at fourthworld.com
Sun Jan 23 21:15:08 CST 2005


Sivakatirswami wrote:
>  I just have to get my head around the issue of there already being a 
> file with the same name ("audio_transcriber.rev"... which would be the 
> old version *and* currently open stack) in the same folder into which 
> one would want to have the new version be saved and decompressed, and 
> still have the same file name as my splash screen "HA_Stack_Player.app" 
>  the stand alone which drives other stacks... already has that file/path 
> name stored in a favorites/preferences file...  I don't know what would 
> happen if the new version replaced the old version on disk with the old 
> version still open in memory in Rev? I have a auto save function on 
> close stack... so the old version might just over write the newly 
> decompressed file...
> 
> I'm in new territory here with no flash light.

Here's a candle - look at the code in "devolution Setup":
<http://www.fourthworld.com/products/devolution/download.html>

The "Install" button of its substack is an imperfect but generally 
working example of purging stacks and reloading them from newly 
downloaded updates saved to disk.

-- 
  Richard Gaskin
  Fourth World Media Corporation
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