[fpc-devel] Create installer for MacOSX

Vincent Snijders vsnijders at quicknet.nl
Fri Mar 18 15:10:01 CET 2005

Jonas Maebe wrote:
> On 14 Mar 2005, at 22:40, Vincent Snijders wrote:
>> I want to create a lazarus installer package for darwin (MacOSX).
>> What tool should I use to create such a package?
>> What tool does fpc use for packaging the compiler for MacOSX? I saw on 
>> sourceforge the MacOSX package is a .dmg file.
>> How is that package created? make dmg in the fpc dir?
> No, manually. Creating a disk image is possible using command line 
> tools, but creating an installer package isn't for some reason. You have 
> to use /Developer/Applications/Utilities/PackageMaker for that.
> To create a disk image, either use Disk Utility or
> hdiutil create -imagekey zlib-level=9 -format UDZO -srcfolder 
> <srcfolder> <outputfile>

Can you add the PackageMaker (script) file to cvs, just like is done for 
    fpc.ist and fpc.spec?


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