Multiple OS Windows & Packaging
karl.ramberg at chello.se
Mon Jan 17 11:10:37 UTC 2000
Bruce ONeel wrote:
> lex at cc.gatech.edu (Lex Spoon) wrote:
> > As for packaging, there are two FAQ's on the Swiki about "executables",
> > and there is a project regarding self-extracting executables. But
> > so far, I don't know if anyone has *tried* to actually package and
> > distribute something based on Squeak....
> It's not the cleanest in the world, but I've been sucessful distributing
> applications to non squeak users just by giving them a mac .sit file, telling
> them to unstuff it and then double clicking on what was in fact a
> smalltalk image. Of course there would be more than a few problems
> if the already had Squeak installed...
Couldn't this be fixed on a mac by giving the VM and the image a unique
filetype and creator? Just like one could give Windows a unique suffix
and compile a VM that only response to that.
Or give the VM instructions to only respond to certain image names.
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