Problem with launch on OSX 10.5

Warren Samples warren at
Thu Dec 23 22:59:16 EST 2010

On Fri, 2010-12-24 at 14:40 +1100, Terry Judd wrote: 
> I have a big problem with the launch command on OSX 10.5. I have a bunch of
> old Director executables that I¹m trying to launch from LiveCode that refuse
> to launch using the launch command while I¹m running 10.5 but work fine
> under 10.6. Interestingly I can¹t get them to Œactivate¹ via applescript
> either when running 10.5 (is this what launch uses?). They all run perfectly
> when double-clicked in the Finder.
> Anyone got any ideas on how I might work around this?

Might "shell(open -a <your executable>)" work? You could also look into
"launch" for OS X here:

Good luck!


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