External won't load on some machines
J. Landman Gay
jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Mon Oct 30 11:27:53 EST 2006
Trevor DeVore wrote:
> On Oct 29, 2006, at 10:49 PM, J. Landman Gay wrote:
>> What would make an external fail to load on some machines and not others?
> You can sometimes get useful information from watching output in
> Console.app during startup. The app is in /Applications/Utilities.
> Open it up, press the Clear button and then launch your app. If there
> is an error while loading the external you will see an error message
> appear. Let us know if you see anything.
I figured it out late last night after backing off from the problem for
a while. I left out some important info in my message: I upgraded my
Mac, and the external I am using is not a universal binary. The app is.
All I need to do is either check the "Run in Rosetta" checkbox in the
Finder, or install a univeral binary version of the external.
I should have figured that out. I knew about the issue. I think I was
just too close to the problem to see it. But thanks for the tip. I
didn't know about that one and I'm sure it will be useful.
Jacqueline Landman Gay | jacque at hyperactivesw.com
HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com
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