[hfs-user] Mac OS-X and HFS
Fri, 31 Jan 2003 09:42:33 +0100 (MET)
Sorry for the delay. I made an image using Disk Copy under OS 9. The
image seems to contain a desktop database by default. Is there any means of
creating images without a DTDB using DiskCopy so that I can compare ?
> Make an image exactly equal using the OS X utilities, then compare.
> What license will you use in that cross-platform application?
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> > Hello Listers,
> > I had worked on a cross-platform
> > application a little while ago to create images based on the
> > HFS-format. My images work fine when recorded on to a CD and
> > read under Mac OS 9 but someone who tried reading them under
> > Jaguar complained that not all files got displayed. He had
> > tried creating a very simple image with three files at the
> > root level named bild.bmp, screenshot.jpg and test1.mpg.
> > The problem that only one file (bild.bmp) is displayed
> > initially as present. After searching for "." in the window
> > all three files are shown in the window.
> > Now what could this be due to ? I really want to get to the
> > root of the problem. Considering that the image is perfectly
> > readable under OS 9 I *have to* come to the conclusion that
> > the OS-X Finder is making some specific assumptions which
> > deviate from the filesystem format specifications released by Apple.
> > Any suggestions/ comments as to what this could be due to and
> > why I don't have a problem under OS 9 as well ? Do you think
> > it could have something to do with the filenames or the
> > filetypes ? Images with a large number of text-files and
> > pdf's seem to be getting displayed under OS-X perfectly.
> > Best Regards,
> > Nandini
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