Identifying bundles in MacOS X

Greg Ewing greg at cosc.canterbury.ac.nz
Wed Nov 17 03:49:56 CET 2004


Brion Vibber wrote:
> It's worse than that... the bundle bit _might_ or _might not_ matter, 
> since it's not always present, and some extensions are known or not 
> or... ugh.

I get the impression that Apple are trying to move away
from reliance on finder info, resource forks, etc.,
so that MacOSX will work on non-HFS file systems.
So the bundle bit is probably regarded as a "legacy"
feature.

-- 
Greg Ewing, Computer Science Dept,
University of Canterbury,	
Christchurch, New Zealand
http://www.cosc.canterbury.ac.nz/~greg




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