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    Mac OSX version

    I hope you realize that by the time you get around to this there may not be an OSX -- maybe you should focus on an IOS version.
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    Mac OSX version

    Any progress?
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    Windows 8 support?

    My stuff seems to run ok, but not 100%...you have to test everything to make a determination yourself. I hope you are working on the OSX version of JET before you worry about Windows 8!
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    Mac OSX version

    OK...I will keep an eye on your website, and hopefully you will send out emails announcing anything. I hope you will maintain support for Linux too. By the way, I like the new forum! Thanks, John
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    Mac OSX version

    Have you changed your position on providing a Mac OSX version? I would really like to deploy my Java application to the Mac platform...it is one of the main reasons stopping me from upgrading. Thanks, JR
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    Random memory leak

    It was a conflict with another running process... JR
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    Random memory leak

    Ok...this is strange. I don't know how long this has been happening, and it is random, so it is difficult to track down. It seems that only sometimes my executable develops a memory leak during a thread execution, but other times it runs fine doing the exact same thing. For example, I start-up my executable and watch the task manager to see how much memory is taken after everything settles down (all windows open, etc.). I have been using the same test every time...I simply start a thread. It doesn't seem to matter what thread, just any thread, and the memory starts accumulating until I get an "Uncaught exception: Out of Memory" error (after only a few hundred k by the way). However, sometimes it runs fine, and it always runs fine after a fresh boot or restart. I know you don't like to hear this, but it runs fine every time as a .jar...it is my only other reference. I guess I am hoping that this is common and you will know what it is right away. I have tried many different settings for memory and garbage collection with the same results. Windows XP SP3 JET 6.4 (6.10) 2 gig Ram Any ideas? Thank you, JR
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    Installation without admin rights

    The solution is to use NSIS as the installation system... JR
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    Installation without admin rights

    I am not sure why this was moved from the original thread to "Installation without admin rights"...that is not my question, and I am not looking to circumvent anything. You can close this thread if you wish. JR
  10. Well, I thought I would do a test to see how this works for a limited user account, and I discovered that my Excelsior made installer fails. I have been working with JET using an administrator account, and I didn't check this. I am not referring to file associations, I am stating that my installer failed with an error that it could not install a particular file...so it installed nothing. It would be more professional if a dialog would at least inform the user that it will not work because of limited user rights (or something), and exit gracefully...rather than starting the install and failing towards the end. I am going to try another installation system. I am simply compiling to a single executable using JET, but any other files I need to include (or any other advice) would be welcome information. JR
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    File associations

    As far as I can tell there is only one place in the registry to impose file associations (Windows XP), and I see no evidence that 'Personal" settings should affect that. I think this should be changed since it is very easy for a user to choose 'Personal' rather than 'Common'...currently, they would have no file associations if they did. JR
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    File associations

    I am trying to find information that verifies what you stated...it just doesn't make sense. Do you have anything to back this up? I can't imagine that all 'Personal' installations would be void of file associations. My first question would be: why? JR
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    File associations

    I just noticed in the JetPack II produced installer (6.4) that file associations do not happen (and there is no screen for selecting/deselecting) when the user selects "Personal" for "Installation Type". Is this normal? Thanks, JR
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    Installing as Root on Linux

    While I was checking out the Linux 6.4 demo in Suse 11.1, I tried to install under my root account and got the infamous Runtime error #3. Everything installed fine, and I could run jetsetup with its typical commands. However, I got the #3 error when I tried to run the LaunchPad...everything seems to work under my normal accounts though (except for that 'Package' thing). JR
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    Linux demo problem

    I have an older install of JET 4.5, and I installed the 6.4 demo to check it out. This is on Suse Linux 11.1 by the way... It happens right after the compile finishes, and a prompt comes up asking if you want tor Run or Package. If you press 'Package', JetPack is launched, but it points to the default JET install directory (i.e. my 4.5 install, which has an executable in there)...so it sees the wrong executable, and gives me an error. This is not a big deal (you just open JetPack separately) but for someone who has an older installation and is looking at upgrading, it can be a little frustrating. Even after I created a new .jpn file, and saved to a new directory (I have a totally separate directory from my 4.5 install of course), it still points to my old directory if I launch JetPack II from the 'Package' button. Thanks, JR