Mac OS-X standalone from Windows machine

J. Landman Gay jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Wed Mar 22 00:01:46 EST 2006


Levi Kendall wrote:
> Hi All,
>   I'm having a bit of a problem making a standalone application for OS-X
> from a Windows machine.  Actually making it is not the problem really,
> running it is.  The save to standalone works fine and I end up with what I
> am assuming is the executeable in a structure that looks as such:
> 
> My Application.app \ Contents \ MacOS \ My Application
> 
>   What seems to be the problem is the file at the end "My Application" does
> not get the execute flag set on it when being transfered to the OS-X
> filesystem.  My current method of transport was simply to zip the entire
> directory and then unzip the file on the Mac.  This would leave the
> directory structure as is, which I'm assuming is necessary.  However the
> problem is the "My Application" executeable needs to have CHMOD run on it in
> order to properly execute because of the execute flag missing on the OS-X
> filesystem.
> 
>   Does anyone have any solution to work around this?  Is it necessary to
> have some kind of "installer" program to properly set this up on the OS-X
> end?  Or is there another way to handle it?  If at all possible, I would
> like to be able to handle this from the Windows machine, rather than
> actually needing an OS-X box.

I'd like to know the answer to this too. Has anyone else experienced this?

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Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at hyperactivesw.com
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