MacOS X (10.2.2) standalone ghc app
Tue, 3 Dec 2002 14:07:42 -0800
On Mon, Dec 02, 2002 at 11:47:41PM +0100, Wolfgang Thaller wrote:
> >I'm trying to deliver a self contained app that I developed with ghc
> >5.04.1 on Mac OS X (10.2.2). It all works well if ghc is installed on
> >the machine, but on a user-machine w/o ghc, the following file is
> 1) Distribute HaskellSupport.framework along with your app, with
> instructions on how to install it or with an installer.
> It should go into /Libraries/Frameworks/
> 2) If you already have a MacOS X-Style .app-package for your
> application, you can put HaskellSupport.framework into
> MyApplication.app/Contents/Frameworks/. Unfortunately, .app-packages
> aren't very useful for non-graphical applications.
If you don't have a .app-style package for your program, bundle
the HaskellSupport.framework file with your tarball and use
a shell script launcher to tell dyld(1) where the framework is.
e.g. if you install your package to /opt/MyHaskellProgram, dump
the HaskellSupport.framework directory in
/opt/MyHaskellProgram/Frameworks and use something like this:
exec /opt/MyHaskellProgram/bin/MyHaskellProgram "$@"
"man dyld" for other fun experiences in linking :)
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