app-bundle vs. regular/"BSD utility" executables : what differences are there still?

René J.V. Bertin rjvbertin at
Tue Jan 5 02:58:29 PST 2016


This is a rather technical question that in itself is only indirectly related to MacPorts:

What are the current differences in terms of what applications can or cannot do if they're built as traditional executable files ("BSD Utilities" in Apple speak) vs. as/in an app bundle?

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