README file for Mac OS X package
nickm at freehaven.net
Mon Dec 20 04:43:50 UTC 2004
On Sun, Dec 19, 2004 at 01:35:51AM -0800, Hideki Saito wrote:
> 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.
Actually, it was a problem with the package script
(contrib/osx/package.sh in the tar.gz file below.) It said "-i xxx -i
yyy" when it should have said "-i xxx -d yyy". Now that particular
bug seems fixed.
You can download a new version of the bundle and the source at the
URLs below; as before, suggestions would be very welcome.
> On Sat, 18 Dec 2004 23:41:17 -0500, Nick Mathewson <nickm at freehaven.net> 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:
> > http://wangafu.net/~nickm/Tor 0.0.9.1 Bundle.dmg
> > The modified codebase is at:
> > http://wangafu.net/~nickm/tor-0.0.9.1-osx.tar.gz
> > (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/package.sh . 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.
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