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Re: MacApp with Mac CL
- To: Ranson <email@example.com>
- Subject: Re: MacApp with Mac CL
- From: moon (David A. Moon)
- Date: Wed, 28 Aug 91 13:32:23 EDT
- Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
> Date: 28 Aug 91 08:20:00 GMT
> From: Ranson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> FF-LOAD does not support loading code with global variables, does it? C++ needs
> global variables for its virtual tables.
I load C++ code with FF-LOAD. The real problem is something else, probably
MPW was set to generate a newer version of object file than MCL knows about.
> You would have to create a A5-world yourself,
> find the special segment generated by MPW to initialize it, and handle the
> switches between this and MCL's A5-world.
I'm not an expert on FF-LOAD, but I believe it takes care of all these things.
I am not claiming that MacApp and MCL can coexist; but if there are problems
I don't think FF-LOAD is the problem.
> .... you can build very responsive applications with
> MCL, and it will be easier than with MacApp. You might consider a MCL engine
> with a MacApp front-end, but I don't think it will be better than a MCL-only
That's what I would have said too. The original question involved existing code
that was already in MacApp; in this situation the suggestion for communicating
by Apple Events might be the best approach, if that's what they want to do.