[squeak-dev] Re: [Squeak 4.0] Mac metadata, zip, and the shell?
dave.raymer at gmail.com
Tue Mar 9 18:32:21 UTC 2010
See http://discussions.apple.com/thread.jspa?messageID=7965382 for the
requested information and options to avoid it.
On Mon, Mar 8, 2010 at 1:17 PM, Ronald Spengler <ron.spengler at gmail.com>wrote:
> If you're right, hooray! Because it's totally painless to use the
> 'zip' command to roll a zip file from the shell, which saves me a
> maddening manual step. I'm going to move this way unless I hear from
> John that it's an issue; AFAIK, __MACOSX is used to store useless crap
> that will be automatically regenerated like image thumbnails, etc.,
> but I do see it when I unpack the Mac archive from 3.10, so I want to
> be sure.
> On Monday, March 8, 2010, Bert Freudenberg <bert at freudenbergs.de> wrote:
> > On 08.03.2010, at 02:19, Ronald Spengler wrote:
> >> I noted when unzipping the Mac distribution of Squeak that there's a
> >> directory __MACOSX which it would seem contains some metadata. I don't
> >> know how to create this without using the Finder. I'd rather use the
> >> shell, but the 'zip' command doesn't seem to create this metadata.
> >> Does anyone know a way that I can avoid doing this manually?
> > If you can find a way avoiding these I'd say fine :)
> > AFAIK nothing in a Squeak release depends on this filesystem meta data,
> so leaving it out is the way to go.
> > But it's good you copied John, he will know for sure.
> > - Bert -
A man's greatest treasure is his wife, she is a gift from the Lord
- Proverbs 18:22
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