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Old 12-19-2007, 08:57 AM   #1 (permalink)
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My app has two separate modules, the main application and the library. To be able to run it, I have to download the library and then the application via two separate URLs.

Is it possible to download these two by using just one URL ?

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I created a simple "jadmerge" utility that has worked for my needs so far. Feel free to try it out if you want. Made a quickie webpage for it here

For anyone who *does* use it, feel free to provide feedback, especially if you have problems with it. Like I said, it works for me, but it hasn't been rigorously tested.
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Just add another File descriptor into your .JAD file. If you look at the XML of the JAD file you will see what I am talking about. The jadmerge works well to though
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My app has two separate modules, the main application and the library. To be able to run it, I have to download the library and then the application via two separate URLs.

Is it possible to download these two by using just one URL ?

Thanks,

--vph
Yep. I have done it before. I've made 800K OTA installs involving three large .cod files, by unzipping the .cod's (rename .cod to .zip then unzip all embedded .cod files). Three large .cod's became, say, about 10+ smaller .cod files this way, and I created a custom .jad file that downloads all 10+ .cod files one by one, bypassing file size restrictions AND also downloading multiple libraries too... So that they download properly, even if BES has a file size download limit smaller, and also even works on older BlackBerries (OS 4.0 based)

For manually creating .jad files that reference multiple .cod files, this is helpful:
http://www.handango.com/marketing/de...Deployment.pdf

This instructions can be adapted for download of multiple-.cod installs, including libraries, etc. (Hint: Option #1 and Option #2 are combineable to create an unlisted Option #3, if libraries are all big.)
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Richard, Spartan, Mark,

Thank you very much for your replies. Yes, it is working now.

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