Most obscure HC question

Richard Gaskin ambassador at fourthworld.com
Sun May 3 00:37:07 EDT 2020


J. Landman Gay wrote:

On 5/2/20 6:04 PM, Colin Holgate via use-livecode wrote:
 >> As it’s a standalone application I can’t easily get at the stack,
 >> but feel sure there was a way to hack the stack out of a standalone.
 >
 > There was, only I can't remember the details either. But I do remember
 > that there was a fairly clear division between the stack content and
 > tacked-on engine, and if you knew what to look for you could delete
 > the engine part in a text editor and end up with a working stack.

In Mac OS (as opposed to the modern macOS), an application kept its code 
in 'CODE' resources, with the resource of ID 0 containing the main entry 
point.

So...

http://lists.runrev.com/pipermail/use-livecode/2020-May/260175.html

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