Stable squeak isn't (on mac, maybe)

Andrew C. Greenberg werdna at
Sat Jun 2 15:52:02 UTC 2001

I had no problem getting Squeak running.  I just couldn't build any of 
the Stable Squeak projects.

On Saturday, June 2, 2001, at 03:37 AM, jack wrote:

> hi,
> i have had consistant problems getting squeak to run from after
> decompacting.
> i have a suspicion that it might have to do with stuffit expander, can't
> be sure about that.
> however, if you have a high speed connection and/or some patience, this
> workaround might get your squeak working right.
> i had os x running, i had fixed my squeak and was running it from a
> carbon vm. since then my os x crashed my powerbook firewire *hard*. now,
> when i open os x it doesn't show any of its own app icons or folders
> properly, they are all blank (if anyone knows how to fix this get back
> to me at jeaton @ or on this list)...  it happens despite any
> number of reformats and reinstalls.
> anyway, i reformatted and am back to os 9.0.4 but this might work for
> you:
> go to the platform independent section of your favorite squeak ftp site,
> and get the package that has the changes and image, and get the one that
> has the sources... go to or some similar site and
> get macgzip and zipit. uncompact the files you download with those
> programs, and then change the file types and creators with res edit or
> its mac os x equivalent.
> creator for all of these must be: FAST
> file type for the image is: STim
> file type for the sources and changes is: STch
> another thing is to give the vm more memory than it asks for... mine was
> set too low initially.
> at worst you might waste a half an hour or so, at best you'll get a
> stable squeak. it worked for me.
> jack

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