A random question (Universal binaries twice the space?)

Discussion in 'macOS' started by Demon Hunter, Jun 1, 2006.

  1. Demon Hunter macrumors 68020

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    Do Universal binaries take up twice the space? :eek:
     
  2. jsw Moderator emeritus

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    No, because a Mac "application" is actually - usually - a folder with a lot of resources, etc., in addition to the executable itself. However, the executable is - roughly speaking - about twice as big. The application is not.
     
  3. Demon Hunter thread starter macrumors 68020

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