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4282Re: SheepShaver questions

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  • John Rethorst
    Oct 28, 2007
      --- In wordperfectmac@yahoogroups.com, Bob Stern <bob_stern@...> wrote:
      > In preparation for Leopard, I just installed John Rethorst's
      > wonderful SheepShaver package on my PPC Mac in Tiger. (Thanks a
      > million, John!)

      You're most welcome.

      > SheepShaver seems to work fine, but I would appreciate confirmation
      > that two quirks are normal:
      > 1. Whenever I launch SheepShaver, OS X erroneously thinks it has
      > crashed and displays a message saying that SheepShaver unexpectedly
      > quit, even though you can see SS proceeding to boot up normally. I
      > just click the Close button, and SS continues functioning normally.
      > 2. I set my OS X Desktop folder as the shared Unix folder. If I
      > move a document in or out of that folder in OS X while SS is running,
      > the change does not appear in the open Unix window in SS until I
      > close and reopen it.

      Both quirks are normal, the first only on PPC machines. SheepShaver
      is under active development and I expect the first to be fixed soon.
      The second may be a matter of SS reading folder contents only when
      the folder is opened. That will probably be addressed at some point.

      John R.
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