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Re: [XaraXtreme-dev] MacOSX Bundle
- From: Alex Bligh <alex@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 21 Mar 2006 15:45:47 +0000
- Subject: Re: [XaraXtreme-dev] MacOSX Bundle
Phil Martin wrote:
I have created a prototype bundle for XaraLX on Mac OS X. (A Mac OS X
bundle is analogous to a RISC OS !Application folder, for those who go
back that far.)
I propose to check it into SVN (without the executable, of course) in
the root of the XaraLX project, i.e. alongside Kernel, wxOil. Does that
sound OK or would it be better inside a platform specific support folder?
So excuse the dumb question, but what exactly /is/ a bundle. If it's
one of those "directory that can be treated as a file" thingies the
Mac supports, subversion isn't going to see it as anything except
a file or a directory, so it probably won't satisfy your requirement.
What should really be happening is that the Makefile should /create/
a bundle, and put the target app in it (say under a target called
"make bundle" if it's hard to modify the main target). If there
is some command-line way to do this, it will be easy enough
to put it in the makefile.
I agree though that if your fix works (try it, delete the bundle,
and see if "svn up" recreates it) it would be a good bodge for now.
But won't you at least need "make" to copy the target app into
the bundle (or am I missing something?).