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From Alex Karasulu <>
Subject Re: RC1 on OS X 10.4
Date Fri, 28 Apr 2006 17:47:31 GMT
Jim Yang wrote:
> Alex,
> I don't think you can automate this process. I am using XCode and 
> PrefPane plug-ins template. I will have to provide binaries download, 
> which is PITA. If i find something better, i'll let you know
:( understood it sounds like it would be virtually impossible.  Oh well 
you can't always get what you want.


> Jim
> On Apr 28, 2006, at 12:37 PM, Alex Karasulu wrote:
>> Jim Yang wrote:
>>> All,
>>> I am working on Mac OS X specific installation. This is similar to 
>>> MySQL MacOS X.
>>> The scenario is pretty simple: #1: Download 
>>> apacheds-standard-1.0RC1-osx10.4-powerpc.dmg
>>> #2:  Mount the dmg disk, which contains the following files:
>> This is soooo cool Jim (Yang)! Can't wait to have it.
>> Is there a way we can integrate this into the daemon plugins?   Right 
>> now the daemon plugin for M2 can build all the installers
>> for apacheds. It's pretty neat.  The plugin uses the Tomcat jsvc and 
>> the procrun commons daemon code (like the Java Wrapper) and builds
>> installers that use them for ApacheDS.  The plugin now can invoke the 
>> installer compilers for Inno setup and for izpack.
>> Seems to me this new mechanism will use yet another installer builder 
>> or perhaps something specific to MacOSX.  Excuse my
>> ignorance here.  But it would be nice to integrate whatever it is 
>> with the daemon installer plugin some day so we don't have to
>> generate these installers for MacOSX by hand.  Once you have the 
>> process down we can perhaps work together to integrate it
>> into  the M2 build and then it will be as easy to generate installers 
>> as issuing an 'mvn install' command.
>> Thanks,
>> Alex

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