[fpc-pascal] specifying the relative path to a file that is located in the same folder as the application bundle?

Ken G. Brown kbrown at mac.com
Fri Feb 6 04:05:20 CET 2009

Thanks a bunch for all the help!
My legacy OS 9 app is now upgraded to OS X and working!
It put up a hell of a fight but with all your help, the obstacles have been overcome.

Ken G. Brown

At 9:51 PM +0100 2/5/09, Jonas Maebe apparently wrote:
>You have to allocate memory for it. Something like
>success := CFStringGetFileSystemRepresentation (bundlePathStr, myBundlePathStr, CFStringGetMaximumSizeOfFileSystemRepresentation(bundlePathStr));
>When interfacing with C routines, you have to do the same things as if you were using C.
>>And I notice that CFStringGetFileSystemRepresentation is only available for 10.4 and newer. What do i need to do instead if wanting to deploy to 10.3.9?
>Call CFStringGetCStringPtr and/or CFStringGetCStringPtr and tell it to convert to utf-8 (kCFStringEncodingUTF8).
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