javapackager: MacOSX: question about adding a file to the DMG outside of the app bundler

Michael Paus mp at
Wed Dec 6 16:51:40 UTC 2017

I have not tried it myself but this post
claims that it is possible to add something like a readme after the DMG
file has been created by making it writable.

Am 06.12.17 um 16:58 schrieb Mani Sarkar:
> Hi,
> Has anyone worked out how to add a file like a README.txt into the DMG
> volume such that its not bundled into the app bundler (.app file) but
> placed outside it so that it is visible when the DMG volume is mounted for
> installation?
> It sounds like a simple action but the usage or docs don't point to it
> directly - from the options so far, it seems it might not be possible. How
> else can we present this to the end-user?
> Any thoughts on this?
> Thanks.
> Cheers,
> Mani

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