"There Was a Problem Saving the Standalone Application"

Dan Shafer revolutionary.dan at gmail.com
Wed Jul 19 20:02:54 EDT 2006


On 7/19/06, Phil Davis <revdev at pdslabs.net> wrote:
>
> Shots in the dark:
>
> - How long is your filepath to the stack in question? Try putting it on
> your
> desktop and building it from there.


Tried that. Also shortened the name of the stack file itself.

- Does the file have any oddball characters in its name? get rid of 'em.


Nope

OR - this is probably the route to go if you have time - just wait for the
> book
> to come out. :o)


Can't wait. Author's way too slow.

Sorry... it got away from me. Too much Tom Poston in 60s-70s sitcoms.
>
> Phil Davis
>
>
>
> Dan Shafer wrote:
> > Nothing infuriates me more than meaningless error messages from
> development
> > tools. (OK, OK, there are some things in life and politics that
> > infuriate me
> > more, but they don't count right now!)
> >
> > I'm working on my eBook on building standalones and for the first time
> in a
> > long time, I cannot get a fairly simple application to create a
> standalone.
> > I've tried everything I know of and have spent 3 hours on this, so it's
> > time
> > to raise a white flag.
> >
> > The app is a single stack with a single card. It uses libURL to do some
> FTP
> > stuff. I've set up the standalone settings the way I think they should
> be.
> > I've tried both explicitly including the Internet library and letting
> Rev
> > search for the needed libraries. I've tried including and excluding the
> > standard dialogs (which my app doesn't use). I've tried building only
> > for OS
> > X and only for Windows and both at the same time. I've tried building
> the
> > app under 2.6.1 and 2.7.2.  I've confirmed I can build a standalone in
> > 2.6.1and
> > 2.7.2 from another stack with the same basic set of settings.
> >
> > What else can I look for? What could cause this oh-so-helpful error
> messag?
> >
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