So you CAN build an OS X app from another system...

Richmond richmondmathewson at
Sat Jun 12 14:24:31 EDT 2010

On 06/12/2010 09:21 PM, Mark Wieder wrote:
> Mark-
> Saturday, June 12, 2010, 2:28:35 AM, you wrote:
>> Richard,
>> I've seen your posts on this subject several times now and I never
>> thought it was a real problem. I have now actually done a test on Win
>> XP, building a standalone on a PC, zipping it and copying it over to a
>> Mac OS X Leopard machine. The standalone runs fine. Under which
>> circumstances doesn't the standalone run exactly?
> I've gotten so used to taking Richard's word here as authoritative
> that I didn't bother to test it. I just followed up and did the same
> as you: works fine over here. Unzip it on the mac, double-click, and
> there it goes.

Try it with a stack using non-English fonts; say, Bulgarian, or
Sanskrit for instance; then everything goes squiffy.

Outwith the font issue I have merrily made standalones for Windows
from Mac for about 9 years.

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