New Iron-Version: 4.0.275 Beta for MacOS

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New Iron-Version: 4.0.275 Beta for MacOS

Postby SRWare » Thu Jan 07, 2010 2:50 pm

After a long time we can now offer you an Iron-Version for MacOS X:

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Extensions are supported, you can manage them with chrome://extensions

Download:
http://www.srware.net/downloads/iron-mac.zip

Extensions/Plugins:
Chrome Extensions

PS:
This is a beta, so don't be worried about potential errors.
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Re: New Iron-Version: 4.0.275 Beta for MacOS

Postby seveng » Thu Jan 07, 2010 5:45 pm

Fantastic! Now, where do I drop adblock.ini?
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Re: New Iron-Version: 4.0.275 Beta for MacOS

Postby SRWare » Thu Jan 07, 2010 5:53 pm

seveng wrote:Fantastic! Now, where do I drop adblock.ini?


sorry adblock doesnt't work at the moment for mac, but we will implement this later!
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Re: New Iron-Version: 4.0.275 Beta for MacOS

Postby seveng » Thu Jan 07, 2010 5:59 pm

Awesome, I just disseminated this around the office, 8 out of 12 are asking for adblock functionality!
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Re: New Iron-Version: 4.0.275 Beta for MacOS

Postby waitingforgo » Thu Jan 07, 2010 11:47 pm

This is excellent news; I look forward to future developments!
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Re: New Iron-Version: 4.0.275 Beta for MacOS

Postby bfx » Fri Jan 08, 2010 5:20 pm

Nice! Any chance it will work on PPC?
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Re: New Iron-Version: 4.0.275 Beta for MacOS

Postby SRWare » Fri Jan 08, 2010 5:25 pm

bfx wrote:Nice! Any chance it will work on PPC?


Maybe Chromium will compile anytime on PPC, but then we would need a PPC, too. If anyone wants to donate then... ;)
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Re: New Iron-Version: 4.0.275 Beta for MacOS

Postby vanilla » Sun Jan 10, 2010 6:06 pm

SRWare wrote:
bfx wrote:Nice! Any chance it will work on PPC?


Maybe Chromium will compile anytime on PPC, but then we would need a PPC, too. If anyone wants to donate then... ;)


Yes, I'll send you a ppc mac if you want! Until then, how do you want us to report bugs? How else can we help?

(1.) Where to obtain source code?

(2.) Can I suggest that you remove space(s) from the name, that is: SRWareIron.app (NOT "SRWare Iron.app"). Makes it easier for command-line users and scripts. I think any non-admin user, even Guest, can use it by dragging it to /Users/Shared/ folder (no need to reside in /Applications), since I run in a non-admin account for safety. Where ever it is located, the command-line switches can be passed to it as shown in these examples.

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/Applications/SRWare\ Iron.app/Contents/MacOS/Chromium  --disable-images


/Users/Shared/SRWareIron.app/Contents/MacOS/Chromium  --disable-images


Note: I had to include the full path in the command, as the following does not work (no big deal, not a bug!):

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$ pwd
/Users/Shared/SRWareIron.app/Contents/MacOS

$ ./Chromium --disable-images

[0110/130908:FATAL:/Volumes/google/src/base/mac_util.mm(80)] Check failed: bundle. Failed to load the bundle at /Users/Shared/SRWareIron.app/Contents/MacOS/Versions/4.0.249.4/Chromium Framework.framework
Trace/BPT trap



I am curious about the /Volumes/google mount though! I don't see any /Volumes/google when running SRWareIron.app

In a follow-up post I could provide a little .command shell-script and/or applescript to let you choose command-line options after I test which ones work on the extensive list at:

http://www.ericdlarson.com/misc/chrome_command_line_flags.html
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Re: New Iron-Version: 4.0.275 Beta for MacOS

Postby vanilla » Sun Jan 10, 2010 6:25 pm

SRWare wrote:
bfx wrote:Nice! Any chance it will work on PPC?


Maybe Chromium will compile anytime on PPC, but then we would need a PPC, too. If anyone wants to donate then... ;)


I actually was going to donate a PPC, but it does not look like chromium will ever run on PPC per long thread at:
http://code.google.com/p/chromium/wiki/MacBuildInstructions

So this means Iron will never run on PPC, right?
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Re: New Iron-Version: 4.0.275 Beta for MacOS

Postby SRWare » Sun Jan 10, 2010 6:32 pm

vanilla wrote:
SRWare wrote:
bfx wrote:Nice! Any chance it will work on PPC?


Maybe Chromium will compile anytime on PPC, but then we would need a PPC, too. If anyone wants to donate then... ;)


I actually was going to donate a PPC, but it does not look like chromium will ever run on PPC per long thread at:
http://code.google.com/p/chromium/wiki/MacBuildInstructions

So this means Iron will never run on PPC, right?


Never say never, but the chances are not very high at the moment.
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