[fpc-devel] Create installer for MacOSX
vsnijders at quicknet.nl
Fri Apr 1 13:55:09 CEST 2005
Jonas Maebe wrote:
> On 15 mrt 2005, at 05:58, Adriaan van Os wrote:
>> PackageMaker is basically a GUI interface to pax, so it might be
>> possible to create a Mac OS X installer package with command line
>> tools. You would have to look at the file layout of a package by using
>> PackageMaker first or by looking at an existing package. I didn't try
>> this, it is just an idea.
> Another important remark about making a package: always make sure all
> files you add to a package are owned by root/wheel (or root/admin). You
> don't want a random user on the target system, who happens to have the
> same UID as you do, to be able to overwrite those files.
PackageMaker has a command line interface for building packages too.
How can I add files to the packages with these ownership (without being
root myself). With debian/linux I could use fakeroot, but I didn't see
any ports of this tool to darwin / Mac OS X.
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