Building a standalone
geoff.canyon at hbo.com
Fri Dec 21 14:44:00 EST 2001
At 5:35 AM -0800 12/20/01, Jim Hurley wrote:
>I asked in an earlier message whether it was possible to build a Window standalone from a Mac. I received a private communication suggesting I read the documentation. This was helpful to the extent that it confirmed my initial assumption that it was possible to build a Window standalone, but it didn't get me any further toward my objective.
>Perhaps I need to clarify my problem. I have a stack created with the Mac engine from which I created a Mac standalone with ease; cheers to Revolution. I attempted to create a Window standalone in like manner but received a message that I lacked the Window engine. So I went to the Revolution web site and downloaded the Window engine (revolution.exe).
>I tried again to create a Window standalone and yet again received the message that I needed the Window engine.
>I am apparently missing something.
The engine you downloaded needs to be in a certain place. In the Revolution folder, open the Components folder. In that, open the Engines folder. You should see what look like simpletext documents. Try putting the windows engine in there, and name it Windows.
It could be that they're using a special format for the engines, in which case it's probably better to let the standalone builder get the engine for you (by checking the auto-download button in the standalone builder). But since you already have the engine, it's worth a shot to just toss it in there.
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