James Garner posts another timely and excellent video piece on Cine Tech Geeks about making a DCP on a Mac. See: How to Read/Write to Cinema DCP disk on Mac or Windows. To get it to a listenable length (18 minutes), James gets straight to the point, telling and showing the interested what to do and what to expect while creating a non-permanent Linux (Ubuntu 14) system, and the steps beyond. Of course, it presumes some knowledge and appreciation of nuance, skipping over parts that the average joe may not be able to get past.
Being the certified ‘dullest crayon in the drawer’, and having fought for hours to get a very similar set-up, this article gives a slower glimpse and goes a bit deeper into other tools that can be used once the basic system is made.