iOS external won't load

Maarten Koopmans maarten.koopmans at gmail.com
Wed Aug 24 21:05:43 CDT 2011


Hi again Mark,

Let's see if I can confirm then. What's your LC version, OS version, XCode
version and SDK version (7?).

--Maarten

On Wednesday, August 24, 2011, Mark Schonewille <
m.schonewille at economy-x-talk.com> wrote:
> Hi again, Maarten,
>
> Yesterday and today, I did a lot of testing with externals. I was able to
compile the sample external rresocket and included this external in a
standalone. The standalone was built from the stack included with the sample
XCode project provided by RunRev. When I tested the standalone, it ran fine
in both the simulator and on my iPhone.
>
> Then I created a very simple hello-world external from the template, quite
similar to yours. The template can be selected after you choose New from
XCode's file menu. I followed exactly the same steps as with the sample
external. I was able to run it in the simulator but when I installed it on
my iPhone, it crashed with the same console messages you posted.
>
> For now, my conclusion is that the sample externals run fine, but
externals created with the template won't work. I hope that anyone can
confirm this.
>
> --
> Best regards,
>
> Mark Schonewille
>
> Economy-x-Talk Consulting and Software Engineering
> Homepage: http://economy-x-talk.com
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>
> What does that error mean? Buy LiveCodeErrors for iPhone now
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>
> On 24 aug 2011, at 20:41, Maarten Koopmans wrote:
>
>> Hi Mark,
>>
>> My external name is not all lowercase, I'll try that first. Otherwise
I'll
>> mail support.
>>
>> --Maarten
>>
>> On Wednesday, August 24, 2011, Mark Schonewille <
>> m.schonewille at economy-x-talk.com> wrote:
>>> Hi Maarten,
>>>
>>> This is a known problem. Please, contact support at runrev.com and tell
them
>> you're struggling with this problem too.
>>>
>>> --
>>> Best regards,
>>>
>>> Mark Schonewille
>>>
>>> Economy-x-Talk Consulting and Software Engineering
>>> Homepage: http://economy-x-talk.com
>>> Twitter: http://twitter.com/xtalkprogrammer
>>> KvK: 50277553
>>>
>>> What does that error mean? Buy LiveCodeErrors for iPhone now
>> http://qery.us/v4 A must-have for LiveCode programmers.
>>>
>>> On 24 aug 2011, at 19:05, Maarten Koopmans wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hi,
>>>>
>>>> I wrote the simplest external possible for iOS, it builds in Xcode,
>>>> but crashes for reasons unknown (to me….) on the iPhone. Simulator
>>>> won't work either. It's so simple, that I'm wondering….. if I can't
>>>> get this to work….
>>>>
>>>> See below, Maarten
>>>>
>>>> My IDL looks like this:
>>>>
>>>> // The name of the external (note external name must be all lowercase!)
>>>> external mbkTest
>>>> use c++-naming
>>>> use objc-objects
>>>>
>>>> function getString
>>>> return objc-string
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> And here is my code(mbkTest.mm):
>>>> #include <Foundation/Foundation.h>
>>>> #include <LiveCode.h>
>>>>
>>>> NSString* getString(void)
>>>> {
>>>>   return @"test";
>>>> }
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Crash log says: unknown iOS External Test[3436] <Warning>: Startup
>>>> error: failed to load external
>
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