FTPing a Rev OSX app
andre at andregarzia.com
Sat Aug 25 16:13:17 CDT 2007
never transfer MacOS files thru ftp without putting them on a safe
container. Best way to transfer your application is by using a zip file. Zip
the application bundle and use RevZip functions to extract it later. This is
actually how Revolution own updater works I think.
On 8/25/07, Richard Miller <wow at together.net> wrote:
> I'm sure this has been talked about before, but I can't seem to put
> my finger on the answer.
> I need to download via ftp (via RunRev code) a Mac Rev app off our
> remote server (a Mac Mini server) as part of an automatic file
> updating process when our Rev application starts up. What's the best
> way to do that, given the package structure of OSX apps? Clearly, an
> OSX Rev app cannot be treated the same as a Windows Rev exe. I
> thought it would be adequate to simply treat the .app as a folder and
> go into the Contents folder (when viewing the Package Contents), then
> inside the MacOS folder, then update only the actual UNIX executable
> file in there, but this doesn't seem to be working.
> Thanks for any suggestions.
> Richard Miller
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