[futurebasic] Re: Update Maker

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From: Deepesh Letap <DLetap@...>
Date: Wed, 3 Dec 1997 09:05:07 +0000
>Deepesh Letap wrote:
>>
>> The ResCompare only updates resource based files. This is fine if you are
>> dealing with unmodified files where only the Resource Fork is in use like
>> FB 68K applications.
>   ---snip---
>> In the near future, we may be blessed with a PPC FAT Binary compiler in FB.
>> This will create a file which has part of the application in the resource
>> fork and part in the data fork. An updater which forgets about the data
>> fork will be disasterous! In this situation, UpdateMaker is essential over
>> ResCompare.
>
>In another forum, there was a discussion of updaters, and it is my
>understanding from that discussion that ResCompare 2.6 _does_ patch the
>data fork as well as the resource fork.

You are probably right. I do not use ResCompare.

Apologies if anybody has been mislead,

Regards,

Deep