Building Disk Images from Folders/Files
In addition to converting disk images to/from JSON, DiskDump can also create disk images from the contents of local files/folders.
For example, from the root directory of the project, you could run:
node modules/diskdump/bin/diskdump --path="apps/pcx86/1981/visicalc/README.md" --format=img --output=disk.img
to produce a
disk.img containing one file, “README.md”, which you could then mount on your local operating
system or inside a PCjs machine.
To make the disk image more useful, you might want to download a copy of VisiCalc into that folder as well, so that you could then run:
node modules/diskdump/bin/diskdump --path="apps/pcx86/1981/visicalc/vc.com;README.md" --format=img --output=disk.img
The equivalent web server API request would look like:
DiskDump is a port of the earlier PCjs convdisk.php utility.