[OT] self-expanding archives in Mac Classic

Richmond Mathewson richmondmathewson at gmail.com
Wed Feb 14 16:21:47 EST 2018


Actually I managed to find a way to get Stuffit expander 3.5 on Mac OS 9 
to do the job :)

Richmond.

On 14/2/2018 8:53 pm, JB via use-livecode wrote:
> What type of self expanding archive?
> There are different versions of stuffit
> expander and it might be a disk image
> that needs to be mounted.
>
> Macintosh Garden has expanders and
> image mounters for just about any type
> of archive.  They have a search engine
> that will show a lot of applications and
> I think they are your best solution.
>
> Without more info thats all I can do.
>
> JB
>
>
>> On Feb 14, 2018, at 4:54 AM, Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>>
>> I have just downloaded a phonetic font I used in 1994 on Mac OS 7.1 when I was
>> doing a Masters degree at SIUC Carbondale. It comes as a .cpt.hqx file.
>>
>> On my iMac PPC G5 running Mac OS 10.4.11 and Classic 9.1.2 it expands with Stuffit Expander for Mac OS 9 3.5
>> into a self-expanding archive, at which point I am quite unable to get it to expand.
>>
>> Can anyone help me in this respect?
>>
>> Richmond.
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