iOS deployment question

William Prothero waprothero at gmail.com
Wed Mar 23 18:14:23 EDT 2016


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I also got it working by changing my provisioning profile to include both iPad and iPhone. Previously I had only checked the iPhone option. But, I guess I must have entered a device description for my iPad too. Hmmmm… what an obtuse system.
Bill

> On Mar 23, 2016, at 2:23 PM, William Prothero <waprothero at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Folks:
> Ok, what I got working was a profile that was named “iOS Team Provisioning Profile”. There was a wildcard version, and a version with my app ID attached. Both worked. The specific profiles I created for the app itself gave the error.
> 
> Since this is an app that I will only use myself, on my iPhone, that’s good enough.
> 
> I’ll go back and carefully check your suggestions, though Scott. At present, I need some lunch. Been staring at the screen too long.
> 
> Best,
> Bill
> 
>> On Mar 23, 2016, at 2:09 PM, Scott Rossi <scott at tactilemedia.com> wrote:
>> 
>> This might be a naming issue.  In standalone settings, make sure that the
>> last item in the entry for Internal App ID matches the app name you set up
>> in your provisioning profile in Apple's developer portal.  The Internal
>> App ID should look like this:
>> 
>> com.<yourdomain>.<yourappid>
>> 
>> <yourappid> is the part that needs to match whatever you set up in the
>> portal.
>> 
>> Also make sure that you have the correct item selected in the  Profile
>> pulldown.
>> 
>> Regards,
>> 
>> Scott Rossi
>> Creative Director
>> Tactile Media, UX/UI Design
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> On 3/23/16, 1:54 PM, "use-livecode on behalf of William Prothero"
>> <use-livecode-bounces at lists.runrev.com on behalf of
>> prothero at earthednet.org> wrote:
>> 
>>> Folks:
>>> Iąm stuck.  I keep getting the error message:
>>> 
>>> "The entitlements specified in your applicationąs Code Signing
>>> Entitlements file do not match those specified in your provisioning
>>> profile. (0xE8008016)."
>>> 
>>> Folks:
>>> 
>>> So: Is this a problem with the certificate, or with the options I select
>>> on the iOS settings in Livecode?
>>> It sounds like it is complaining about the code signing certificate. I
>>> have checked, downloaded, tried, to no avail.
>>> 
>>> Iąm stuck. Any comments or direction would  be MUCH appreciated. One
>>> problem for me is the jargon that Apple uses doesnąt match up well with
>>> the Livecode jargon, so itąs very difficult to tell where to go to figure
>>> out whatąs going on. Not to mention that the Apple documentation doesnąt
>>> always match up with xcode screen.
>>> 
>>> Bill
>>> 
>>>> On Mar 23, 2016, at 12:44 PM, William Prothero
>>>> <prothero at earthednet.org> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>> Iąm wondering if there is a way to smooth out this error for the user.
>>>> 
>>>> When I try to load my app onto my iPhone for testing, I get the
>>>> following message from XCode:
>>>> 
>>>> T"he entitlements specified in your applicationąs Code Signing
>>>> Entitlements file do not match those specified in your provisioning
>>>> profile. (0xE8008016).˛
>>>> 
>>>> Iąm wondering if there is a way for Livecode to provide more diagnostic
>>>> information about the validity of the provisioning profile. The message
>>>> above from XCode doesnąt give much help.
>>>> 
>>>> Best,
>>>> Bill
>>>> 
>>>>> On Mar 23, 2016, at 7:35 AM, Earthednet-wp <prothero at earthednet.org>
>>>>> wrote:
>>>>> 
>>>>> Graham,
>>>>> I can take some notes. What I did to fix it was to delete all my
>>>>> developer certificates from my keychain and re-activate them. That was
>>>>> after I realized that the reference to "identity" actually meant that
>>>>> it couldn't find a valid certificate. Now it seems obvious, but didn't
>>>>> at first. I remember some postings a while back re the need to get a
>>>>> new certificate. In the process, I mucked up my entire keychain and had
>>>>> to recover it using the wonderful "Time Machine".
>>>>> 
>>>>> Now I'm fiddling with the provisioning profile to make its setup match
>>>>> with the standalone settings for iOS. One thing I see as I fiddle, is
>>>>> multiple provisioning profile in the drop down menu on iOS settings.
>>>>> Each new change and download on the Apple dev site creates a new one
>>>>> and the name doesn't change unless I do in in the apple developer
>>>>> website. Haven't figured out a way to delete old ones yet, but that
>>>>> will come.
>>>>> 
>>>>> I'm just giving these details of my thought so that if somebody
>>>>> decides to write up this, with all it's messiness, they might see what
>>>>> newbies go thru. I'm not a newby anymore, but I only work with iOS
>>>>> occasionally and the process seems to always be painful.
>>>>> 
>>>>> I'll take some notes and if they seem relevant, I'll post them
>>>>> somewhere.
>>>>> 
>>>>> Best,
>>>>> Bill
>>>>> 
>>>>> William Prothero
>>>>> http://es.earthednet.org
>>>>> 
>>>>>> On Mar 23, 2016, at 2:46 AM, Graham Samuel <livfoss at mac.com> wrote:
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Care to write it up, William?
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> AFAICS, coding in LiveCode is a trouble-free activity compared to
>>>>>> deployment on iOS (or indeed on LiveCode Server, Android etc). Arcane
>>>>>> rules, certificates, permissionsŠ even the vocabulary seems to have
>>>>>> been re-invented to confuse the honest programmer. Of course, thatąs
>>>>>> just my view, and I am not young. Still, it seems to me that one of
>>>>>> the biggest challenges for LiveCode is to make the whole process, from
>>>>>> having the idea for the app all the way to successfully publishing it,
>>>>>> a journey with no u-turns, dead ends, or deep frustration at lack of
>>>>>> progress.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Just my two eurocents
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Graham
>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> On 23 Mar 2016, at 04:34, William Prothero <prothero at earthednet.org>
>>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Never mindŠŠ Got it to work.
>>>>>>> Bill
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> On Mar 22, 2016, at 8:17 PM, William Prothero
>>>>>>>> <prothero at earthednet.org> wrote:
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> I can see, after Googling around a bit, that getting the
>>>>>>>> certificates signed and set up correctly is quite complicated, with
>>>>>>>> lots of ways of going wrong. With out-dated certificates, old
>>>>>>>> provisioning profiles, etc.
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> I wonder if there is a way to make this more robust and
>>>>>>>> transparent. Like some app that will go through the settings,
>>>>>>>> certificates, and provisioning profiles and give a diagnostic. Or
>>>>>>>> perhaps, could the Livecode diagnostics give more information to
>>>>>>>> help figure out whatąs going wrong? This seems like a real need to
>>>>>>>> me.
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> Maybe itąs too much to hope for. It takes me a day or two of
>>>>>>>> hair-pulling to get this set up after being away from making iOS
>>>>>>>> apps for awhile.
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> Best,
>>>>>>>> Bill
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>> On Mar 22, 2016, at 7:29 PM, William Prothero
>>>>>>>>> <prothero at earthednet.org> wrote:
>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>> Iąm getting an error when I try to build an iOS standalone. It is:
>>>>>>>>> łCould not find a valid identity to use with the selected iOS
>>>>>>>>> profile.˛
>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>> Where should I look? Iąve downloaded a certificate and set the
>>>>>>>>> bundle  of the provisioning profile to
>>>>>>>>> org.earthednet.wWaterDetective, and it shows up in the Profile
>>>>>>>>> setting, and I set the internal App ID to
>>>>>>>>> org.earthednet.wWaterDetective.
>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>> Iąm in LC 8 DP 16, using Xcode 6.2.1.
>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>> Very frustrating. It would be really wonderful if, sometime, there
>>>>>>>>> was a list of possible complaints the standalone builder would
>>>>>>>>> make, with possible solutions, or at least some diagnostic things
>>>>>>>>> one could do.
>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>> Any suggestions would be much appreciated.
>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>> Best,
>>>>>>>>> Bill
>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>> William Prothero, Ph.D.
>>>>>>>>> University of California, Santa Barbara, Emeritus
>>>>>>>>> prothero at earthednet.org
>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>> 
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