where does the standalonebuilder saves the substacks in an Mac OS App?

J. Landman Gay jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Mon Mar 27 14:30:37 EDT 2017

I think that's right, Apple enforces this rule.

The standalone builder will move files to a Resources folder when it 
builds the app. For backward compatibility, scripts that reference the 
engine folder are redirected to the Resources folder automatically.

On 3/27/17 1:22 PM, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode wrote:
> To my understanding, it's a requirement in accordance with Apple's
> sandboxing policies, if you want an executable to be able to make
> changes to files inside the executable bundle. The way it's supposed
> to work, no application is allowed to write or modify anything in the
> old location where the actual application binary resides, but in the
> new location they can.
> As an administrative user I am able to copy files to both locations,
> but sandboxing is not about folder permissions. It's about executable
> permissions and it's baked into the OS so no one can (ostensibly)
> change it.
> That is my understanding at least. I've not dug in enough to know for
> certain.
> Bob S
>> On Mar 27, 2017, at 09:45 , Tiemo Hollmann TB via use-livecode
>> <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>> Hello, "Apple requires" - Is this only a "best practise" guideline
>> or what will happen if you don't care? I have an old application
>> just migrated to LC 8, where I am running an independent stack file
>> in that old dir("Contents/MacOS"), and it is running fine on MacOS
>> 10.12.3 Is there any Apple link about that or are there any
>> informations, into which issue you can run, if you put files into
>> the old dir? If you integrate Valentina, they also keep one file in
>> that directory. Thanks for any info Tiemo
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