From: Alan Gutierrez (alan-jamboost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-12-27 04:22:33
* Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> [2004-12-27 04:11]:
> On Monday 27 December 2004 11:04, Alan Gutierrez wrote:
> > I've noticed that there is no "bundle" rule for OS X (darwin).
> > If developed, could one be patched into Boost.Build? Or is that
> > best kept in my specific project?
> I don't know. Simply, I know next to nothing about "bundle" and haven't seen
> your rule. If it's general enough, and can help other OSX users, then it
> surely can be added.
> > In fact, there is very little GUI support in Boost.Build, and
> > as I develop rules for resource compilers, would they belong in
> > Boost.Build to be used by other GUI developers, or is GUI
> > development specific to my project.
> Same answer. If the rules are general, they will be a welcome addition.
I'm just learning about bundles.
A Carbon bundle is how OS X assiciates a program or library with
A Carbon bundle is simply a directory structure, the creation of
a Carbon bundle is matter creating directories with the correct
names, and copying the program and the source files into those
I believe that some of the resource files might need to be
compiled, but I see how that might be done using "generators".
For now, I just want to make the mininimal bundle which is:
OS X will display "program.app" a launch icon in the finder.
When the user clicks on program.app, OS X executes
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