[Newbies] Impact of Squeak installation on OS-X
John M McIntosh
johnmci at smalltalkconsulting.com
Tue Aug 19 16:21:07 UTC 2008
I removed the BNDL association awhile back, however if you installed
squeak a few years back it would be part of your system now.
On Aug 19, 2008, at 1:38 PM, Bert Freudenberg wrote:
> Am 19.08.2008 um 09:47 schrieb Stephen Ng:
>> I may be a bit picky with my query.
>> I installed Squeak, Squeakland etc and had a play with them. They
>> are interesting and they need further study on my part.
>> I have one little nitpick! I noticed just recently, that the
>> installation has made a small change to my OS-X Leopard which is
>> annoying. With some of the ICC profile folders stored under the /
>> Library/Printers/EPSON/InkjetPrinter/ICCProfiles/... directory,
>> similarly with Canon profiles, the icons have changed and I cannot
>> open them with a double click because they are now have Squeak as
>> the default application. How do I correct this? There should not be
>> any default application in the first place (I think). Or if there
>> is a default app then it really should be something else (I don't
>> know what though) just not Squeak.
>> I think an application should really be as unobtrusive as possible.
> Indeed - thanks for noticing and reporting this! On my system I even
> have the option to open these profiles with the Qwaq or Scratch VMs ;)
> Apparently the Squeak VM's info.plist registers itself as editor for
> the type BNDL. Squeak plugins are "BNDLFAST" and profiles are
> "BNDL????" so to the Finder both match BNDL.
> I do not know why John added BNDL as document type, I guess we can
> just remove that. The icon is stored in each plugin so that can't be
> the reason. John?
>> Any suggestions on how to fix this will be appreciated.
> It shouldn't hurt in any way. I do not know how to remove a file
> association, I think you can only use the Finder's File Info dialog
> to select a different default app, but not remove it.
> - Bert -
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