Using mkisofs to create an ISO from a folder on OSX

Quick tip, if you’re wanting to make a CD-style ISO file from a folder.

We can use mkisofs via the command line, to get it you need to install the cdrtools package.

On OSX:
brew install cdrtools

It should be available on other distributions under the same name.

To generate the ISO:
mkisofs -V CDNAME -J -r -o /path/to/output.iso /path/to/folder

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