calling Livecode from other languages

Dr. Hawkins dochawk at gmail.com
Fri Feb 5 21:55:02 CET 2016


On Fri, Feb 5, 2016 at 12:00 AM, Ali Lloyd <ali.lloyd at livecode.com> wrote:

> When you deploy a script-only stack as a standalone it is re-saved as a
> normal stack. Not doing so at the moment results in the standalone crashing
> on startup.
>
> On Fri, Feb 5, 2016 at 6:28 AM Monte Goulding <monte at appisle.net> wrote:
>
> >
> > > On 5 Feb 2016, at 5:20 PM, Matt Maier <blueback09 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > So there isn't any special standalone option to compile a *.livecode
> file
> > > into a command line app like *.exe. I just compile a standalone for the
> > > appropriate system, somehow get rid of the GUI, and tell it how to
> > > read/write STDIN/STDOUT?
> > >
> > > Is that as simple as compiling a script-only stack into a standalone,
> or
> > > maybe setting the visible of the mainstack to false?
> >
> > The way to get rid of the GUI is use the -ui command line option. It
> would
> > be nice if command line app were an option in standalone settings and we
> > didn’t need to use -ui. As script only stacks don’t retain custom
> > properties between sessions and the standalone settings are saved as
> custom
> > properties I expect it would get a bit tedious to use a script only stack
> > as the standalone mainstack…. not that I’ve tested to see if it works.
> The
> > main annoyance other than -ui is extracting the binary from a mac app
> > bundle but you can script that.
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