[fpc-devel] Create installer for MacOSX

Vincent Snijders vsnijders at quicknet.nl
Wed Mar 16 20:40:26 CET 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.
Thanks for the hints.

I found these links:

Both tools seem to be able to build a package from the command line
(maybe not create a new package script). For my purposes that would be 
good enough.


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