Standalone Build Problem
bobsneidar at iotecdigital.com
Tue Jun 2 12:30:04 EDT 2015
I can see now why people strongly advise NOT to use the substacks feature. It is none too compatible with standalone building.
> On Jun 2, 2015, at 09:19 , Mike Bonner <bonnmike at gmail.com> wrote:
> Yep, a substack can't be a mainstack too.
> To make this work, its simple enough to just add the stack that has all
> your logic and substacks to the files pane, and add code to your
> splashstack stack that looks for and loads it. (go stack "path/to/stack")
> Somewhere around here I have a launcher stack that I have used that I can
> drag and drop stack files on. It adds their path to the list, and from
> that point I can use it to run whatever stack I wish. The same logic
> applies. As long as your splashstack knows where to find a stack, and as
> long as it has the right inclusions for whatever you are doing with your
> stack, it should be able to open it.
> On Tue, Jun 2, 2015 at 10:09 AM, Bob Sneidar <bobsneidar at iotecdigital.com>
>> Hi all.
>> So I am creating a standalone for the first time, and I am trying to use a
>> splash stack. Taking the advice of others I have added a data grid to the
>> splash stack so that the data grid library get added. Now when I attempt to
>> set the mainstack of the actual stack that contains all the business logic,
>> it fails. I think I might know why, but I’ll ask to be sure.
>> The actual application stack has a number of substacks already. I am
>> thinking that a substack cannot itself contain other substacks. If this is
>> true, I will have to break out all of my other stacks as single files, then
>> add them as substacks to the mainstack.
>> If this is true, I can see why new users have problems creating
>> standalones at first. It is a rather convoluted way of going about things.
>> If not, then I am at a loss to know why I cannot set the mainstack property
>> of a given stack.
>> I have also tried using the message box:
>> set the mainStack of stack "Forms Generator" to "Forms Generator Splash”
>> I get:
>> Script compile error:
>> Error description:
>> Bob S
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