Mac Standalone/Pkg Weirdness
harrison at all-auctions.com
Wed Nov 21 15:42:59 EST 2018
I just checked the size of the icns icon in the resources folder,
and it says it is 2.9mb in size so I’m assuming that is probably OK.
> On Nov 21, 2018, at 2:00 PM, Tom Glod via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> I'm not sure if this applies fully to your case ......i remember building
> mac standalones and having to manually replace the standalone icns icon in
> the resources folder. u can tell which one needs replacing because the
> byte size of the icon is 0.
> but i used to set the application icon in the standalone settings. maybe
> the problems are related.
> On Wed, Nov 21, 2018 at 12:26 PM Rick Harrison via use-livecode <
> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>> I have a Macintosh stack that I have set the
>> Application Icon and the Small Application Icon
>> to .png icons on a card. They work fine in the IDE.
>> (MacBook Pro, macOS High Sierra, LC 9.0.1)
>> When I create a Standalone and test it. It works
>> fine and they show up in my ask and answer dialogs.
>> After packaging everything up in the Terminal I end up
>> with a package that installs just fine. The standalone
>> from that package works fine on my development
>> computer - (MacBook Pro.)
>> I copied the package to a USB Thumb-drive. I then
>> plugged it into another older iMac running El-Capitan
>> to test it. The package installs the app just fine.
>> The app runs fine except that now the ask and answer
>> dialogs do not display the icons!
>> Also of interest, I had set the Destroy-stack property
>> set to true so that when the user quits the application
>> the application doesn’t stay in memory. (I tried this
>> stack on a new mac mini running Mojave too, (yes
>> I know that LC doesn’t officially support Mojave yet
>> but I thought I would try it anyway.)) The app ran
>> fine except for the icon problem again, and this time
>> when I quit the application, the icon down in the dock
>> that shows running applications never went away
>> even after the app quit. It looks like Destroy-stack
>> isn’t working.
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