[hfs-user] Mac OS-X and HFS

nand@gmx.de nand@gmx.de
Fri, 31 Jan 2003 09:42:33 +0100 (MET)


Hi,
    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 ?

Thanks!

Regards,
Nandini HEngen

> Hi!
> 
> Make an image exactly equal using the OS X utilities, then compare.
> 
> What license will you use in that cross-platform application?
> 
> Regards
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: hfs-user-admin@lists.mars.org 
> > [mailto:hfs-user-admin@lists.mars.org] On Behalf Of nand@gmx.de
> > Sent: Friday, January 24, 2003 9:05 AM
> > To: hfs-user@lists.mars.org
> > Subject: [hfs-user] Mac OS-X and HFS
> > 
> > 
> > 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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