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aspack-1.0.0.zip (70K) a zipped hfs disk image and checksum file. The disk image can be mounted with Mini vMac. Includes source code.

asPack is an application to convert a file you select into AppleSingle format.

AppleSingle format saves all the parts of a Macintosh file (including the data fork, the resource fork, file type and creator, the creation/modification dates, and other meta data) into a single simple sequence of bytes that can be transferred to non Macintosh file systems without losing any information. But that is not what asPack is intended for. asPack is intended for use with FDisasm. It is an alternative to GetRsFrk, so you can look at the entire file, not just the resource fork.

asPack saves its result in a file named “bin” in the same folder as the asPack application (creating “bin” if it doesn't already exist, and overwriting if it does). After running asPack, you should next use FindRes.

The related program asUnpack is the inverse of asPack, unpacking an AppleSingle file named “bin”.

Here is the md5 checksum for the download, signed with Gryphel Key 5:

--------- GRY SIGNED TEXT ---------

9b7974a354af4d16efdbc301dad9ba04 aspack-1.0.0.zip

------- BEGIN GRY SIGNATURE -------
-------- END GRY SIGNATURE --------

See the Compiling page for instructions on compiling asPack from the source code.

You can redistribute asPack and/or modify it under the terms of version 2 of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation. See the included file COPYING.

asPack is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the license for more details.


If you find asPack useful, please consider helping the Gryphel Project, of which it is a part.

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