failing to build a standalone

Jan 12, 2007 at 2:12am

failing to build a standalone

G4, Max/MSP 4.6.2, OSX 10.4.8

The result of an application built, even of an extremely simple patch, won’t run. Simply nothing happens when I double click the app. The same when I take it to another machine. After having built standalones for almost a decade, tonight I run out of options. Also in the archives I haven’t been able to find answers. This is the first time I try to do this since the update 4.6.2. Max46Topics.pdf says on page 17: It?s as easy as that. So what am I missing, what is going wrong. Any hints?

thanks

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johan

#29626
Jan 12, 2007 at 6:03pm

Am 12.01.2007 um 03:12 schrieb jvkr:
> The result of an application built, even of an extremely simple patch,
> won’t run. Simply nothing happens when I double click the app. The
> same when I take it to another machine. After having built standalones
> for almost a decade, tonight I run out of options. Also in the
> archives I haven’t been able to find answers. This is the first time I
> try to do this since the update 4.6.2. Max46Topics.pdf says on page
> 17: It?s as easy as that. So what am I missing, what is going wrong.
> Any hints?

Hi Johan,

not sure what you mean by ‘nothing happens’ … if you get the
beachball forever, note that the default filepath changed to the folder
containing the standalone (= OS9 behavior), see

http://www.cycling74.com/forums/index.php?t=msg&goto=74584#msg_74584

cheers, g.

#93045
Jan 12, 2007 at 6:39pm

#93046
Jan 14, 2007 at 11:21pm

#93047
Jan 15, 2007 at 2:30am

This problem occurs if you build the standalone anywhere other than somewhere on the boot partition. The app won’t run because the Unix executable in the package doesn’t have its executable bit set.

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