[racket-dev] Racket DMG improvements

From: Robby Findler (robby at eecs.northwestern.edu)
Date: Tue Jul 19 18:33:34 EDT 2011

I think that the dmg's size is proportional to the amount of data in
it not the size it claims to have as a disk so we can probably just
use 3 (or even maybe one).


On Tuesday, July 19, 2011, Eli Barzilay <eli at barzilay.org> wrote:
> Two days ago, Robby Findler wrote:
>> On Sun, Jul 17, 2011 at 7:25 AM, Jakub Piotr Cłapa <jpc-ml at zenburn.net> wrote:
>> > [1]:
>> > http://stackoverflow.com/questions/96882/how-do-i-create-a-nice-looking-dmg-for-mac-os-x-using-command-line-tools
>> Mecki's answer here sounds just perfect for us, since we only really
>> need one (or three, I suppose).
> IIUC, there are problems with the size -- IIUC, it won't grow which
> means that it'll be bigger than needed, which also means that we need
> a template DMG for each distribution kind which is 9 DMGs at the
> moment ({PPC,Intel,x86_64} and three for each -- textual, normal,
> full), and these DMGs need to live somewhere out of the repository.
> The AppleScript thing looks more robust, but I'm not sure if it can
> work when I'l not logged into the machine properly.  It's sshing to
> the packaging machine, which means that I don't have the Finder thing
> running.  Anyone knows if this is a problem?
> Two days ago, Robby Findler wrote:
>> FWIW, I believe we build these things on a mac, so figuring out how to
>> do that under linux is not necessary (for us).
> Yes.  I wouldn't rely on some emulation driver with these things...
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