Python packages on the Mac
kw at codebykevin.com
Tue Aug 5 15:45:14 CEST 2008
arunasunil at gmail.com wrote:
> I would like to copy the contents of the PythonFramework.pkg folder
> and run python without having to run the installer on the Mac. On
> windows it's simple to copy the contents of the python folder and the
> python dll's. How can this be done on the Mac?
There are a few GUI tools to unpack a pkg bundle on the Mac: here's one
This will unpack the contents into a separate directory.
If you would rather do it from the command line, cd into the package
bundle, find the Archive.pax.gz file, and try this command:
gzcat Archive.pax.gz | pax -r
"man pax" can tell you more about the pax command, pkg bundles, and the
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