iOS external won't load

Maarten Koopmans maarten.koopmans at gmail.com
Thu Aug 25 03:39:41 CDT 2011


Confirmed, as bug 9694 in the QCC. Now let's hope somebody does
something with it for 4.6.4

On Thu, Aug 25, 2011 at 4:05 AM, Maarten Koopmans
<maarten.koopmans at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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
>> Twitter: http://twitter.com/xtalkprogrammer
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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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