README file for Mac OS X package

Hideki Saito hidekis at
Sun Dec 19 09:35:51 UTC 2004

There's a problem:

Custom install shows:
(unchecked) Tor  skip
(checked by default) Privoxy  upgrade
(Disabled) Untitled Package  disabled
(Unchecked) Untitled Package skip

Probably this is some problem with metapackage creation.

On Sat, 18 Dec 2004 23:41:17 -0500, Nick Mathewson <nickm at> wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 18, 2004 at 05:36:00PM -0800, Hideki Saito wrote:
> Thanks!  I've just make a scripted package building system based on
> the packaging files from Hideki Saito.  Could people please let me
> know whether the packages and the build system are correct?
> I converted the PackageMaker files to plist files by hand, so there
> are probably some mistakes.  I'll try to double-check everything as
> soon as I can, but others should check as well.
> The DMG is at:
> Bundle.dmg
> The modified codebase is at:
> (Right now, it's only in the maintenance CVS branch; I'll forward-port
> it to the development branch once it's more solid.)
> To generate a bundle, type "make dist-osx".  All of the files that
> generate the bundle are in contrib/osx/ .  The hard work is done by
> the script contrib/osx/ .  You may need ps2pdf to convert
> the man pages to pdf format.
> Issues with startup script: we should probably also add a preinstall
> script to create a _tor user, and have the tor process run as _tor, to
> avoid the dangers of running as root/nobody/whatever.
> Issues with installer: we need a better readme, better documentation,
> etc.  But now it's in CVS now, so you can send patches.
> Many thanks to everyone who's been working on this installer.
> Yours,
> --
> Nick Mathewson

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