Could you let me know the command options that you use to create the KNIME Analytics Platform dmg (knime_3.7.1.app.macosx.x86_64.dmg) on MacOS? Are you using ‘hdiutil’ to create the dmg?
Yes, we are using
hdiutil. It’s a rather long script that we use, what exactly do you want to know?
Actually I downloaded KNIME Analytics Platform 3.7.1 dmg (knime_3.7.1.app.macosx.x86_64.dmg) and extracted the same and recreated the dmg. Below are the sizes at various stages:
- Original download size knime_3.7.1.app.macosx.x86_64.dmg - 523 M
- Unpacking the dmg (to folder knime_3.7.1/)- 1.4 G
- Creating the dmg again - 788 M
And the command I used for step 4 is:
hdiutil create knime_3.7.1_new.dmg -volname "SCHRODKNIME" -fs HFS+ -srcfolder knime_3.7.1
Actually I expect the size at step 3 to be same as 523M or somewhere close to that, but it is 788 M.
So I just wanted to check if the hdiutil command options that I use to recreate the dmg is fine or not.
I see. You can compress dmg images using e.g.
hdiutil convert -format UDBZ.
OK. Thanks. Let me try this.