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12.3 Creating a Mac OS X application bundle

The section applies only to LispWorks for Macintosh with the native Cocoa GUI.

You should not simply run a Mac OS X/Cocoa GUI application from the command line in Instead you should put the image in a suitable Application Bundle and run it using the Finder. The example delivery scripts in this manual create the Application Bundle before writing the executable.

The function hcl:create-macos-application-bundle does several things to construct a suitable Mac OS X application bundle for your delivered image. It:

12.3.1 Example application bundle delivery script

12.3.2 Alternative application bundle creation code

12.3.3 Further Mac OS X delivery examples

LispWorks Delivery User Guide - 13 Dec 2011