[Openmcl-devel] Mac portability

Chris Hanson cmhanson at eschatologist.net
Tue Jun 21 09:58:57 PDT 2016

On Jun 21, 2016, at 9:45 AM, Tim Bradshaw <tfb at tfeb.org> wrote:
>> On 21 Jun 2016, at 15:37, Gary Byers <gb at clozure.com> wrote:
>> How does  the original poster run an application bundle from the Terminal ?
> Isn't this just 'open'?  That's how I run almost everything on the mac.

You can use /usr/bin/open, which tells Launch Services to start the application, or you can directly execute the application's executable within the bundle:

$ ./MyApp.app/Contents/MacOS/MyApp 

That has the advantage of the application's standard I/O going to the terminal.

  -- Chris

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