Export XR site to macOS DMG

This guide explains how to package your XR site with the Exokit Engine as an DMG application for macOS.

Set default site

In the Exokit scripts/exokit-macos is where you will find the default site that the Exokit DMG application will load into. Change the argument passed in to your site URL or file path.


Node 11.6.0 XCode Latest Exokit

Build DMG

Navigate to the Exokit directory

cd exokit

Install appdmg

npm install -g appdmg

Install and extract the necessary Node.js version

curl "https://nodejs.org/dist/v11.6.0/node-v11.6.0-darwin-x64.tar.gz" >node.tar.gz
tar -zxf node.tar.gz
rm node.tar.gz
mv node-v11.6.0-darwin-x64 node

Export Node.js path and build Exokit module

export PATH="$(pwd)/node/bin:$PATH"
"./node/bin/npm install --no-optional"
install_name_tool -change '@rpath/OpenVR.framework/Versions/A/OpenVR' '@loader_path/../../node_modules/native-openvr-deps/bin/osx64/OpenVR.framework/Versions/A/OpenVR' build/Release/exokit.node

Copy all Exokit files to a temp directory

mkdir -p /tmp/Exokit.app/Contents/MacOS
cp -R * /tmp/Exokit.app/Contents/MacOS

Copy Exokit metadata to appropriate directories

mkdir -p /tmp/Exokit.app/Contents/Resources
cp -R metadata/icon.icns /tmp/Exokit.app/Contents/Resources
cp metadata/Info.plist /tmp/Exokit.app/Contents

Run build script