Resources from externals

Alex Rice alex at
Mon Oct 27 19:00:20 EST 2003

On Oct 27, 2003, at 4:47 PM, Gideon Greenspan wrote:

> I am developing an OS X-only project under Runtime Revolution 2.1 with  
> an
> external compiled as a Mach-O bundle using Project Builder. I am  
> porting
> an application which was originally built on HyperCard and had a lot  
> of C
> code compiled into an external XFCN.
> Now I want to have some resources accessible from the external code  
> using
> the usual GetResource-style calls. I've tried putting the resources
> inside the .rev file, as well as compiling them into the external  
> bundle,
> but neither method seems to work. I'd rather not manually mess about  
> with
> the resource chain from within the external, since that could cause all
> sorts of problems. Is there any simple way to make resources available  
> to
> the external?
> Thanks in advance for any assistance.

I think in addition to your external lib, you can stash various  
resources inside the bundle, then use CoreFoundation, Carbon or Cocoa  
functions to get the resources at runtime.


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