[OT] - anybody having trouble with 'Transmit' FTP client on a Mac?

Matthias Rebbe matthias_livecode_150811 at m-r-d.de
Tue Apr 17 11:20:00 EDT 2018


Graham

I very often upload Windows programs with Transmit, but normally compressed as a Zip files. In very rare cases i upload them also as .exe. 
I´ve never run into such problem. Okay, that does not really help.

Are you sure the file was completely downloaded when you tried to open it? I remember that i got a similar error message when i tried to open an .exe file which was still downloaded/transferred.

Regarding your question about 32 and 64 bit. LC currently creates only 32 bit standalones for Windows.

And about  the differences between the “Program Files” and “Program Files (x86)” folders you´ll find some information here
https://www.howtogeek.com/129178/why-does-64-bit-windows-need-a-separate-program-files-x86-folder/ <https://www.howtogeek.com/129178/why-does-64-bit-windows-need-a-separate-program-files-x86-folder/>

Regards,
Matthias


> Am 17.04.2018 um 16:14 schrieb Graham Samuel via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com>:
> 
> I’ve got two FTP clients for my Mac (High Sierra), ‘Transmit’ and ‘FileZilla’. From time to time I put Windows executables on a server using these clients for future download and execution on Windows 10. Something strange is happening: with ‘FileZilla’ there seems to be no problem, but with ‘Transmit’, sometimes W10 reports:
> 
> “This app can’t run on your PC
> To find a version for your PC, check with the software publisher”
> 
> The information about the exact size and date of the app seems the same on the hard disk and server versions, but it can’t be, can it? BTW the app is code signed.
> 
> Can anyone suggest what ‘Transmit’ is doing? Is it perhaps somehow indicating that the app is 32-bit? But wait, aren’t all LC standalones still 32-bit?
> 
> Confused
> 
> Graham
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