hdiutil makehybrid -o CDname.iso /Way/to/folder ; hdiutil burn CDname.iso

Create an ISO Image from a folder and burn it to CD

Create an ISO Image from a folder and burn it to CD (Os X)

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By: vranx
2009-02-25 17:46:59

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What Others Think

Could we flag this OSX specific stuff somehow? I understand that it is a flavor of unix and a legitimate addition here (unlike windows crap), but when something uses a OSX only extension (hdiutils) to a OSX only framework (DiskImages) it is useful to know that without looking it up. Outside of OSX, it seems that the vast majority of commands can reasonably be expected to run on any flavor of unix -- the only problem is if a particular package is installed -- and for the most part, all the packages are reasonable 'core' and tend to be installed everywhere I check.
ozymandias · 482 weeks ago
It ist flagged, or better tagged, as Os X, as it is proposed: "For instance, if this commands needs a certain shell or OS, use these as tags." Maybe you have a better proposal to handle Os specific commands?
vranx · 482 weeks ago
Since the tags don't currently show on the main page, perhaps adding something like that to the description.
ozymandias · 482 weeks ago
Hmm, strange. I can see the Tags on the main page, logged in as well as logged out.
vranx · 482 weeks ago
I can confirm that no tags are displayed in the front page. Not that I can see, at least :-)
fedesilva · 482 weeks ago
fedesilva, same here.
ozymandias · 481 weeks and 6 days ago
Don't you see a sidebar at the right side, with sections like "stay in the loop", "news", "TAGS", "Popular Functions"?
vranx · 481 weeks and 5 days ago
vranx, sure, I see those. I see *no* indication on the front page that those are tied to any particular command. Instead, they appear to be a navigational aid that helps me navigate the cloud of tags on the site. If I wanted to look for the commands that have a particular tag, that would be great. Instead, I am looking at the frontpage, and I am seeing a bunch of commands, many of which are inapplicable in an way. It would be nice to see on each command a listing of the tags applied to it, and be able to add more tags myself. That way, I could see at a glance that people got it to work on other systems, or if it is a silly mac thing. Perhaps, in the future, I could filter what I see, and avoid seeing things that are confirmed mac-only commands.
ozymandias · 481 weeks and 5 days ago

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