mac carbon VM 3.8.14b3 pending

Bert Freudenberg bert at
Mon Nov 20 15:55:24 UTC 2006

On Nov 20, 2006, at 16:29 , John M McIntosh wrote:

>> On startup I get an error because Project squeakletDirectory tries  
>> to create
>> 	/foobar/tooBar/forSqueak/bogus/Squeaklets
>> which inexplicably fails - the directory is actually there.
> Not sure why that isn't the user's preference directory.

Previously you wrote this is the case if the directory does not  
exist? You should try removing your's.

>> Apart from those problems, I'd prefer to not see the Squeak VM  
>> icon in the task bar at all.
> The problem is that if we hide the squeak VM, then when we show it  
> does not show the arrow in the dock. If you have the VM in your  
> dock then you have no indication it is running, this is a bug in  
> 10.4.  To test this change the VM info.plist LSBackgroundOnly  to  
> true.   Lastly I'll note if you truly hide the application and the  
> browser quits you end up with squeak as a disconnected background  
> task and I suspect many squeakland users will not understand that  
> it is still there and running because for them it's invisible.

Well, we would only want to disable the the icon when we are inside  
the browser. If the last image is closed, why don't we kill the VM?

- Bert -

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