Take the 2-minute tour ×
Ask Different is a question and answer site for power users of Apple hardware and software. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I can't seem to run an installer with this extension. googling I find no one else with the same problem, which makes me think this is something which should be handled natively, only apparently it isn't. Can anyone shed some light on this? Thank you in advance!

share|improve this question
add comment

1 Answer

up vote 2 down vote accepted

.packproj-files are files used by developmers in the process of application development. They contain xml-strings – try editing the file in TextEdit or TextWrangler, you should see an XML-structure, or see this example.

It can't really be run alone, it's used to tell packaging applications how to pack the application into a real application.

To put it short, it can be used with the application Iceberg:

(.packproj): Creates a project file for use with Iceberg. This allows you to use Iceberg to edit package options before creating the actual package.

Do note that this is ancient code, and may not work (supposed to work from OS X 10.2 and up).

share|improve this answer
add comment

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.