OT-distribution to MAC OS 9.1 users

Richard Gaskin ambassador at fourthworld.com
Sun Jan 23 22:15:08 EST 2005

Sivakatirswami wrote:
>  I just have to get my head around the issue of there already being a 
> file with the same name ("audio_transcriber.rev"... which would be the 
> old version *and* currently open stack) in the same folder into which 
> one would want to have the new version be saved and decompressed, and 
> still have the same file name as my splash screen "HA_Stack_Player.app" 
>  the stand alone which drives other stacks... already has that file/path 
> name stored in a favorites/preferences file...  I don't know what would 
> happen if the new version replaced the old version on disk with the old 
> version still open in memory in Rev? I have a auto save function on 
> close stack... so the old version might just over write the newly 
> decompressed file...
> I'm in new territory here with no flash light.

Here's a candle - look at the code in "devolution Setup":

The "Install" button of its substack is an imperfect but generally 
working example of purging stacks and reloading them from newly 
downloaded updates saved to disk.

  Richard Gaskin
  Fourth World Media Corporation
  Ambassador at FourthWorld.com       http://www.FourthWorld.com

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