netpd-package for osx was Re: [PD] .pdrc in osx

Enrique Erne pd at
Thu Nov 10 01:11:23 CET 2005

On Nov 10, 2005, at 12:30 AM, day 5 wrote:
> On Nov 9, 2005, at 6:05 PM, Enrique Erne wrote:
>> .dmg sound proper but I've no idea where to start looking howto do 
>> that.
> Make a disk image by opening "Disk Utility".app which is in 
> /Applications/Utilities.
> Then select from the "Images..." menu "Create New Image from 
> Folder..." it will present a panel similar to [openpanel] which you 
> will select a folder to convert into a disk image.
> One thing that works also after this is to use bzip2 to compress the 
> disk image. I have gotten a 9.8 MB disk image down to 264 Kb using 
> this technique. An example command line (after you have the disk 
> image) could be
> $ bzip2 yourDiskImage.dmg

great worked fine ! thanks . although I got the same file size dmg.bz2 
as tgz . is there any other advantage of a dmg ? ed mentioned something 
about :

>  The 'proper' way to do it
> is to make an installer (.dmg file).

what does installer mean in this case ? can I run a shell script?
I'd like to make a link ln -s to
or may have to set permission for that directory (and some others)


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