Seeking OSX Code signing consultant...

Knapp Martin martyknappster at gmail.com
Tue Dec 11 17:26:54 EST 2018


I think on Sierra and older there was a 3rd option in the security section to choose from “Anywhere” but that is gone in High Sierra and Mojave. There is a trick to get around this, outlined here:
https://www.macworld.co.uk/how-to/mac-software/mac-app-unidentified-developer-3669596/

But you can’t really seriously (in my opinion) distribute apps this way. Code signing is a hassle but it’s only going to get worse.

> On Dec 11, 2018, at 2:08 PM, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> 
> Can't you do a one time approval for an unsigned app? Also, I think you can turn that feature off in Security & Privacy. 
> 
>> On Dec 11, 2018, at 13:58 , Knapp Martin via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>> 
>> Maybe you can run unsigned apps downloaded on older Mac OSs but you cannot do it on either High Sierra or Mojave. The app has to be either from the "App Store" or from "Identified developers” (code signed). You can run an app you build on your own computer but to distribute and download they need to be code signed.
>> 
>> Marty
> 
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