[PD] Spotlight Importer for OS X
lukexipd at gmail.com
Fri Jun 27 02:23:48 CEST 2008
On Fri, Jun 20, 2008 at 12:11 PM, Hans-Christoph Steiner <hans at eds.org> wrote:
> On Jun 20, 2008, at 2:34 PM, Luke Iannini wrote:
>> On Fri, Jun 20, 2008 at 5:15 AM, Hans-Christoph Steiner
>> <hans at eds.org> wrote:
>>> On Jun 20, 2008, at 1:55 PM, Luke Iannini wrote:
>>>> On Fri, Jun 20, 2008 at 4:02 AM, Hans-Christoph Steiner
>>>> <hans at eds.org> wrote:
>>>>> Does this work at all on 10.4/Tiger?
>>>> Yes, it's configured by default to work with both 10.4 and 10.5.
>>> Any idea whether it would cause problems on 10.3? That's not a make-
>>> or-break thing, but it would be nice if it could still work on 10.3.
>>> As for including the Info.plist changes in v0-40, it would need to be
>>> throughly tested before including it. Currently, there are only a
>>> couple outstanding bugs that need to be fixed for this release
>>> (AFAIK), so I am really hesitant to include something totally new.
>> According to this http://developer.apple.com/qa/qa2005/qa1406.html the
>> public.plain-text UTI we're using existed in 10.3. Also, this seems
>> to be a transitional document for 10.3>10.4, and doesn't include any
>> callouts except: "Note: UTIs are available in Mac OS X v10.3 Panther
>> and later. Mac OS X v10.4 Tiger added many new types and integrated
>> support throughout the operating system."
>> So I think it won't be a problem for the keys in the plist, and in the
>> future, 10.3 should just ignore the
>> Library/Spotlight/PureData.mdimporter file just as it would ignore any
>> other file it didn't recognize in the bundle.
> Ok, sounds like it is worth trying to add the Info.plist UTI stuff to
> this release. Feel free to add it now to branches/pd-extended/v0-40,
> but please test it.
Yo, sorry I didn't read that closely and thought you were comfortable
with adding the whole kit n' kaboodle, sorry about that.
>>>>> As for building it, how do you build it yourself? That's usually a
>>>>> good starting point for adding it to the auto-build. If it is an
>>>>> xcode project, you can use the command line tool xcodebuild.
>>>> I just built in with the build button : ). I like buttons...
>>>> So yea, I have the project. Looks like it builds aok with
>>>> thanks for the tip. Where should I put the project folder?
>>> Good question. The first place I thought of is packages/darwin_app
>>> since it is only for things related to the Pd.app for Mac OS X.
>>> Then it probalby makes sense to make a separate 'spotlight_importer:'
>>> target in packages/darwin_app/Makefile to build and install it.
>> Will do.
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