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The Luggage

posted Oct 12, 2009, 8:47 AM by Greg Neagle
Joe Block has made his packaging tool for OS X -- The Luggage -- available.

He writes:

Packagemaker.app makes it nearly impossible to have someone review the changes you've made in a package. They have to rummage through screen after screen, trying to remember the previous settings. At Google, I wrote an internal tool using Make that allowed the other members of my group to easily review package changes - every package is generated by a Makefile, and since Makefiles are text, the diffs are easily presented by code review tools. We made a lot of packages for use with puppet and InstaDMG using that tool, and after I left Google, I wanted to have a similar tool available, so I wrote the Luggage.
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