OS9 standalone builds
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Thu Sep 18 17:26:34 CDT 2008
Mark Schonewille wrote:
> On 18 sep 2008, at 23:45, Richard Gaskin wrote:
>> As I noted in my last post on this, the file format changed with
>> v2.7, so any stacks used with the v2.6.1 engine must first be saved
>> in the older format.
>> The engine has a built-in property to govern this: the
>> stackFileVersion. Just set that to "2.4" (the version of the file
>> format used through v2.6.x) and you should be fine. I hope. Let me
>> know if not.
>> That said, as long as Rev ships with the v2.6.1 engine it should
>> continue to provide a preference for setting the file format. I
>> would consider that omission to be a bug.
> That doesn't help. It won't work. Rev 2.6.1 is the latest version that
> creates working standalones for Mac OS 9. The standalones created by
> Rev 3.0 will not run. There is no need to try, although someone might
> find out what's wrong with them and come up with a fix.
Interesting. I wonder if it works in MetaCard? If so at least that
would isolate the problem to the standalone builder and not the engine.
As long as Rev ships with a Classic engine, I agree that it would be a
bug if it can't use it to build standalones.
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