Question About Windows Standalone

Roger Eller roger.e.eller at sealedair.com
Mon Sep 5 20:31:48 EDT 2011


On Mon, Sep 5, 2011 at 8:23 PM, Joe Lewis Wilkins wrote:

> Hi Greg,
>
> Since you need everything in the Window's Folder to make your standalone
> run on Windows, you're going to have to give the users the whole thing. As I
> recall, this has always been one of the gripes about Windows apps. They're
> just not very "neat". (smile) Sometimes the Mac versions may have separate
> "externals" as well, since we can't change the compiled app and need
> something outside (external) the application itself.
>
> Joe Lewis Wilkins
> Architect


Nope.  If the externals folder is empty, then the Windows build isn't using
anything there anyway, so that (untidy) <smile> folder doesn't have to be
included.  Btw, Mac .app files are mere folders hiding behind an illusion
that they are executables. <smile again>.

˜Roger



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