[Mono-list] Questions about cross-platform program icon

Stifu stifu at free.fr
Wed Dec 17 10:28:53 EST 2008

Alright, thanks for the info!
I guess that leaves Mac out of the equation for me, at least for now, as
it'd require me to make a whole little package and be able to test it. So,
if I'm not mistaken, the Mac program with a nice icon would be some kind of
shortcut that'd open and run the real executable, basically.

Andrew Brehm wrote:
> Mac OS X uses its own icon format (although it could be a JPG, not sure at
> the moment) and a bundle format for the executable. This is explained
> here:
> http://www.monobjc.net/index.php?page=anatomy-of-an-application
> Generally .NET programs (aka whatever.exe files) have no nice icon on Mac
> OS X and cannot be started directly from the GUI until they are packaged
> up as a bundle.
> You probably need a Mac to create a Mac icon and a bundle.

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