Ports applications are not shown to Mac Application menu

Eric Le Lay elelay at macports.org
Sun Aug 22 10:07:15 PDT 2010

  Le 22/08/10 02:00, Ryan Schmidt a écrit :
> On Aug 21, 2010, at 18:23, Bradley Giesbrecht wrote:
>> My only real interest aside from helping others is making use of makeicns which I think is a really cool tool.
>> Here is the launcher app stuff. The Info.plist and ClawsMail.sh could be add to the files dir.
>>     system "echo '${prefix}/bin/claws-mail>  /dev/null 2>&1&'>>  ${worksrcpath}/macports/${my_app}.sh"
> And this ("&") means that when you double-click the app icon, it will appear in the dock, launch this process, and then immediately disappear from the dock again while the app opens. So this isn't really how people are used to icons working in the dock. So this may not be a great idea to do in the port.
Maybe Platypus (http://www.sveinbjorn.org/platypus/) would provide a 
better launcher. It needs to be installed to build a wrapper to the 
script, though.

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