yea for no more InstallAnywhere on OS X

Great job on providing a single application bundle for OS X!

Now to just distribute the app as an internet-enabled disk image as opposed to a stuffit archive :)

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And how do I start IDEA now? Just double clicking the .app file seems to start the application for about 1 second and then it's gone.

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Michael Descher wrote:

And how do I start IDEA now? Just double clicking the .app file seems to start the application for about 1 second and then it's gone.


Probably a permission problem

R

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Yes, right. "Content/MacOS/idea" did not have execute rights. Thanks for the hint.

By the way, I am new to MacOS. On Windows I used to set -Xms and -Xmx to some values higher than the default ones in the idea.lax file (384 MB for example). How is this done on MacOS? Or don't you have to worry about memory settings on MacOS?

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Control-click on IDEA and select "Show Package Contents". Then open Contents/Info.plist

Then its Root/Java/VMOptions.

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In article <11380065.1073941594068.JavaMail.itn@is.intellij.net>,
peter royal <peter.royal@pobox.com> wrote:

Great job on providing a single application bundle for OS X!


+ 1x10^999

Now to just distribute the app as an internet-enabled disk image as opposed
to a stuffit archive :)


Or a zip or gzip archive, since they are supported by 10.3 natively now.
(Zip is at least. I assume gzip is too.)

Stuffit format is so old fashioned. (Plus, Aladdin, the company that
makes Stuffit, has gotten progressively more lame over the years. Now
you have to download a 9 MB file just to get Stuffit Expander. Try doing
that over a modem! Yeeech.)


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Erik Hanson

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Execute rights for "Content/MacOS/idea" fixed in build 1096.
I'm sorry for inconvenience.


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JetBrains, Inc
http://www.jetbrains.com
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"Michael Descher" <no_mail@jetbrains.com> wrote in message news:7815685.1073948874898.JavaMail.itn@is.intellij.net...

Yes, right. "Content/MacOS/idea" did not have execute rights. Thanks for the hint.

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By the way, I am new to MacOS. On Windows I used to set -Xms and -Xmx to some values higher than the default ones in the idea.lax

file (384 MB for example). How is this done on MacOS? Or don't you have to worry about memory settings on MacOS?
>


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Also, how about moving the settings out of "~/.IntelliJIdea/config/" and
into "~/Library/Preferences/IntelliJ IDEA/" and the system caches out of
"/.IntelliJIdea/system/" and into "/Library/Caches/IntelliJ IDEA/" ?


Here's a list of all the special directories in the ~/Library directory
on Mac OS X:

<http://tinyurl.com/2hu5z>


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In article <ehanson-lists-021D25.13150313012004@host98.intellij.net>,
Erik Hanson <ehanson-lists@eh.cdeh.org> wrote:

Also, how about moving the settings out of "~/.IntelliJIdea/config/" and
into "~/Library/Preferences/IntelliJ IDEA/" and the system caches out of
"/.IntelliJIdea/system/" and into "/Library/Caches/IntelliJ IDEA/" ?


Here's a list of all the special directories in the ~/Library directory
on Mac OS X:

<http://tinyurl.com/2hu5z>


Hmmm... where would the plugins go I wonder? "~/Library/Application
Support/" ?


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Erik Hanson

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On 1/14/04 12:25 AM, in article
ehanson-lists-D7DDA4.13253813012004@host98.intellij.net, "Erik Hanson"
<ehanson-lists@eh.cdeh.org> wrote:

Wow! That looks good. Thanks for the point!

In article <ehanson-lists-021D25.13150313012004@host98.intellij.net>,
Erik Hanson <ehanson-lists@eh.cdeh.org> wrote:

>> Also, how about moving the settings out of "~/.IntelliJIdea/config/" and
>> into "~/Library/Preferences/IntelliJ IDEA/" and the system caches out of
>> "/.IntelliJIdea/system/" and into "/Library/Caches/IntelliJ IDEA/" ?
>>
>>
>> Here's a list of all the special directories in the ~/Library directory
>> on Mac OS X:
>>
>> <http://tinyurl.com/2hu5z>


Hmmm... where would the plugins go I wonder? "~/Library/Application
Support/" ?


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On 1/13/04 12:06 AM, in article
11380065.1073941594068.JavaMail.itn@is.intellij.net, "peter royal"
<peter.royal@pobox.com> wrote:

Great job on providing a single application bundle for OS X!

Now to just distribute the app as an internet-enabled disk image as opposed to
a stuffit archive :)


Any hints on where to read about are appreciated.

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http://developer.apple.com/ue/files/iedi.html

that's apple's document on creating them. You can create a disk image using 'Disk Copy', or the 'hdiutil' command-line tool

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On 1/14/04 2:44 PM, in article
14321409.1074080662754.JavaMail.itn@is.intellij.net, "peter royal"
<peter.royal@pobox.com> wrote:

create a disk

Is there any way to create this on Windows machine? As the matter of fact we
use Windows platform on build server.

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I don't believe so.

However, you could get creative :)

You can share out a folder via SMB from your Mac to your windows clients. Additionaly, there is something known as "folder actions", which is basically an AppleScript that works on a folder and processes files as they are placed in there. You could construct your application bundle on the windows machine, copy it to the mac, which has a folder action to create the DMG, and then copy it back (either having the mac push it out to the windows machine or have the windows machine pick it up in a different location)

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In article <BC2B0CBB.379C%max@intellij.com>,
"Maxim Shafirov (JetBrains)" <max@intellij.com> wrote:

On 1/14/04 2:44 PM, in article
14321409.1074080662754.JavaMail.itn@is.intellij.net, "peter royal"
<peter.royal@pobox.com> wrote:

create a disk

Is there any way to create this on Windows machine? As the matter of fact we
use Windows platform on build server.


After reading Apple's description of internet-enabled disk images
<http://developer.apple.com/ue/files/iedi.html>, I don't see the
difference between them an a zip or gzip file. And a zip file is much
easier to create on a PC.

I'd be happy with a zip file. But I'd definitely vote against Stuffit
format.


Hey, while you're changing things to be more Mac-like, how about a more
Mac-like icon for IDEA?

Here's what Apple has to say about application icons:

http://tinyurl.com/34yu2


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Erik Hanson

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whoho! thanks for the DMG in 1108!

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