[squeak-dev] Re: [Squeak 4.0] Mac metadata, zip, and the shell?

John M McIntosh johnmci at smalltalkconsulting.com
Tue Mar 9 20:29:46 UTC 2010

> __MACOSX is not needed.

speaking from the viewpoint of why the file exists....

On 2010-03-09, at 10:57 AM, Ronald Spengler wrote:

> Thanks Dave; I am using the zip command actually. I'm mostly curious
> to find out if any of the metadata in __MACOSX is actually necessary;
> it looks like the application directory has everything it actually
> needs right in there. Main reason is, I want to be able to script with
> the zip command, but it doesn't create the hidden directory.
> What would be really helpful is if someone could install the mac vm
> from the 4.0 alpha rc 1 directory on the FTP server onto a mac which
> has not had squeak installed on it before. Then we'd know for sure
> that the __MACOSX directory isn't necessary.

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