Lion vs Mtn Lion

Monte Goulding monte at sweattechnologies.com
Thu Mar 14 19:23:12 EDT 2013


It was only introduced in LC 5.5.3 RC2... Are you using the same LC version on Lion? Ave you tried asup?

On 15/03/2013, at 9:58 AM, Thomas McGrath III wrote:

> As many are aware, I have an app with a key trapper that I hired out to write. I am making heavy use of open, read, close and put URL file: and also I am using specialFolderPath("Support"). Any way i am having a lot of trouble getting this to work on OSX 10.7.2 & on OSX 10.7.5 But it is working here on Mtn Lion OSX 10.8.2
> 
> The drop dead deadline is tomorrow and it will be a flop if I can't get it working on the clients machine for his big presentation. (My responsibility, because I should have said NO once I saw how big this project kept getting as time wore on.)
> 
> Anyway, I am stilling plugging away and I really need to know if anyone has experienced any issues with specialFolderPath with 10.7.? and if there is any kind of workaround? The other thing I thought of was maybe a timing issue about polling for updates, But after the first read I don't seem to get anymore info coming in.???
> 
> One very last thing is that the KeyTrapper is running 64 bit and of course my App is 32 bit. But I don't think that should matter as we are only sharing a txt file…..
> 
> Thanks to anyone for any ideas.
> 
> Tom
> 
> 
> open file specialFolderPath("Support")  & "/KeyTrapper/Events.txt" 
> read from file specialFolderPath("Support") & "/KeyTrapper/Events.txt"  until EOF
> put it into tFile
> close file specialFolderPath("Support")  & "/KeyTrapper/Events.txt" 
> 
> 
> 
> put empty into URL  ("file:" & (specialFolderPath("Support") & slash & "KeyTrapper" & slash & "Events.txt"))
> 
> 
> 
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