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Re: Why is pgadmin3 distributet as a .pkg?

From: Dave Page <dpage(at)postgresql(dot)org>
To: "Florian G(dot) Pflug" <fgp(at)phlo(dot)org>
Cc: pgadmin-hackers <pgadmin-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Why is pgadmin3 distributet as a .pkg?
Date: 2007-01-10 08:28:57
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Florian G. Pflug wrote:
> Hi
> I just noticed that the official builds of pgadmin3 for OSX
> are distributed as a .pkg. Since this package only installs
> a single Folder ( into /Applications, I believe
> that distribution as a .pkg creates more trouble for a user
> than a plain zip/bz2/dmg containing
> Additionally, most OSX Applications that don't include device
> drivers or such, are distributed as a dmg including the app, and
> not as a .pkg (e.g. Firefox, Thunderbird, ...)
> I could contribute some script that automatically builds a
> dmg if there is interest in that.

Sure, please do.

Regards, Dave

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