6.1.3 incompatible with 10.9 sandboxing

John john at onechip.com
Tue Dec 3 01:32:16 EST 2013


Trevor,

   It was a long and confusing day or two, hence my multiple and rarely coherent posts to this list, but yes, I definitely do have apps approved and selling on the app store that uses “ask file” and write to disk.  They were released in 2012 (from their release dates I am guessing one was released using 10.7 and the other using 10.8).  Looking over my more recent releases it occurs to me that since that time they have been utility style apps that don’t read or write files other than preferences which don’t count.

   Hopefully in the next day or so I will have the fix for this issue implemented using applescript.  I put together a quick test app which looks promising.  I don’t know if these fixes in my the real app will both sandbox and pass muster with Apple.  If they do, I will post my fix.

   Once I get my app up I will see if I can create a simple stack that shows the issue with a built signed and unsigned apps that I can send along when I add to your bug report.

Thanks,
John


On Dec 2, 2013, at 6:01 AM, Trevor DeVore <lists at mangomultimedia.com> wrote:

> On Mon, Dec 2, 2013 at 1:43 AM, John <john at onechip.com> wrote:
> 
>> 
>>   I have gone around in circles for a couple of days and it appears that
>> something has changed when code signing and sandboxing.  This is happening
>> under OS 10.9.
>> 
> 
> John,
> 
> When you say that something has changed are you saying that previously you
> were able to code sign a sandboxed application and the ask file dialog
> worked? As I mentioned in my previous response I have never been able to
> get proper behavior with LiveCode and sandboxing. This goes back to OS
> 10.7. I believe the issue has to do with the interactions between the Cocoa
> dialogs that are used by the OS when sandboxing is in play and the Carbon
> LiveCode application.
> 
> You might try adding any notes to my bug report. Perhaps the LiveCode team
> can fix the issue with some additional details.
> 
> http://quality.runrev.com/show_bug.cgi?id=10477
> 
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> Trevor DeVore
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