[Pythonmac-SIG] ANN: py2app 0.1.8
bob at redivi.com
Fri Mar 18 23:46:41 CET 2005
On Mar 18, 2005, at 17:37, Dave Opstad wrote:
>> ktrace/kdump is probably a good way to figure out what it wants.
> Yes, it was quite helpful -- I found the problem. TThe symbolic links
> the framework (things like Resources -> Versions/Current/Resources)
> were all
> gone when I copied the application to another machine. The problem was
> used a non-Unix-aware server as an intermediary for the copy, which
> all the symbolic links just vanished. Arrgggghh.
> Anyway, when I did a direct Mac-to-Mac transfer, the app worked fine.
And this is why Mac applications are distributed in disk images, sit
files, tarballs, or 10.3+-Finder-created-zip files...
Actually, I'm not totally sure I trust the 10.3+ zip files for
symlinks. Disk images are the popular solution. Some later version of
py2app will probably have an option for creating a dmg out of your
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