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10.5: Bypass the installer's system requirements check
Authored by: scolson on Nov 01, '07 08:29:49AM
You beat my post! You can actually do this without downloading and using xar directly. Once you get to the OSInstall.mpkg file, simply:
  1. Right click and open it with "Flat Package Editor.app" (in Leopard)
  2. Drag the "Distribution" component out to your desktop
  3. Edit and save it with a standard text editor (I used BBEdit)
  4. Drag it back in to the mpkg
  5. Delete the old version from the mpkg
  6. And save!
Either way people go about it, it is nice for all those people with flat panel iMacs to not have to upgrade over a lousy 67 Mhz.

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10.5: Bypass the installer's system requirements check
Authored by: markuswarren on Nov 01, '07 09:56:45AM

You'd need to install the developer tools first to get Flat Package Editor.

Looking at it, this might be a far easier way of editing it, as I did have a problem with xar on my iBook.



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10.5: Bypass the installer's system requirements check
Authored by: ajmas on Nov 02, '07 08:05:36AM

Note, that from I can tell 'Flat Package Editor.app' is part of PackageMaker.app, that comes with the Developer tools ( XcodeTools.mpkg on the install disk).



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