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Re: using dmg files (fwd)

From: Richard Frith-Macdonald
Subject: Re: using dmg files (fwd)
Date: Fri, 24 Sep 2004 09:30:32 +0100

On 24 Sep 2004, at 09:26, Alex Perez wrote:

Rogelio Serrano wrote:

I wonder why apple uses that format. Can we do something
similar like using iso or cramfs format instead? So we can loop mount the
image then drag and drop to the Apps directory or wherever?

we could but there's no point

Yes, I can't see what the advantage of using a disk image would be...
You could mount it and then copy the contents out of it, but I don't see
how that would be any better than having a .tar.gz file which you could
unarchive directly to where you want it.

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