On Apr 23, 2009, at 3:08 AM, Andrew Peckover wrote:
In PackageMaker 3.0.3, when the user clicks the Customize button,
they get a list of packages that they can check or uncheck as they
wish. They are also allowed to change the location (destination)
for that package.
What if I don't want the user to be able to change the destination
location? I have unchecked "Allow custom location" in the project,
but it still shows up and allows the user to change it. Is this a
There is a known bug who has not been fixed yet in Installer.app with
the Select Destination step. This could that one.
I installed iTunes 8.1.1 just to see a third party package, and
their package doesn't have the Location column at all. It was
perhaps made with an earlier version of PackageMaker that didn't
have the "custom location" feature.
i.e. I want the user to be able to choose which components are
installed by checking or unchecking, but not change the location
they are installed to. More specifically, if the location could be
displayed for each component, with only some being changeable, that
would be ideal.
Your best bet is to avoid trusting PackageMaker (as it has a few bugs
when it comes to remembering project changes) and to directly look at
the Distribution Script.
As documented in the Distribution Definition Reference document, a
choice can have a customLocation and/or
customLocationAllowAlternateVolumes attributes. If they are set, then
you know why you see what you see.
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