externals with MacOS

Brian Kelly briank at bkms.com
Fri Jul 5 16:02:01 EDT 2002


Thanks to Scott and Brian for their help.

I can now get my external to run.

Turns out the latest CodeWarrior has some problems with merging into 
an existing file which really didn't help.

>The CODE resource needs to be placed *in the stack file*, not in a
>separate file.  Note that this is only true for MacOS: all other
>platforms (including the Mach-O OS X engine) the external is stored as
>a separate file which is found using the "externals" property of the
stack.

I'm a bit confused here. I built the external separately and put it 
into the stack using Resorcerer and all seems to be well in both Mac 
OS 9.2.2 and Mac OS X (10.1.5). Should I be doing something different 
for OS X? Or are there a separate engines for Mach-O and carbon?

According to the Transcript dictionary the externals property is not 
available in OS 9 or X.

Either way I've got my code working, thanks,
Brian




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