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is there a way to discover the build of a Leopard installer without actually installing it?

I have 2 burned installers and one has a flaw and of course I forgot to label the builds on either

thanks in advance

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If these are standard Apple install DVDs you're talking about, the OS build on the DVD itself should match what it'll install. Check this by looking in System/Library/CoreServices/SystemVersion.plist on the DVD. If it's not a standard install DVD (so you can't count on the builds being the same), use Pacifist to extract /System/Library/CoreServices/SystemVersion.plist from the relevant package -- I think it's generally in System/Installation/Packages/Essentials.pkg, but I don't have a disk to check at the moment.

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I don't know if this would work but you could try greping the contents of the cd for the string BUILD?

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