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Re: Slight fix for SheepShaver installer script - for John R.

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  • John R
    Ed, thank you! I had missed that. Fix on the way (the SheepShaver volume also needed a small tweak). John R.
    Message 1 of 2 , Jan 21, 2010
      Ed, thank you! I had missed that.

      Fix on the way (the SheepShaver volume also needed a small tweak).

      John R.



      --- In wordperfectmac@yahoogroups.com, "em315" <em315@...> wrote:
      >
      > John,
      >
      > I finally figured out why SheepShaver (installed by your new self-installing script) comes up on so many systems with window with a height of only 480 pixels - because this wasn't fixed by the new version.
      >
      > The problem is this: if the vertical measurement of the Mac screen doesn't yield an integer when divided by 3 (near the top of your script), then the screen dimensions end up being written to the prefs file as something like this:
      >
      > screen win/1066.6666666666667/760
      >
      > SheepShaver apparently gets confused by the decimal, and ignores the "760" - and uses instead its default vertical measurement of 480. This is what causes the vertically thin window.
      >
      > Of course you already know the fix: replace the relevant line in the script with:
      >
      > set horizBound to round (vertBound + vertBound / 3)
      >
      > This gets the result you want. The 672 minimum really isn't needed at all!
      >
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