Something wrong with LiveCode 9.5.1

Paul Dupuis paul at researchware.com
Tue Dec 17 11:05:06 EST 2019


I believe at the time we tested the un-notarized DMG on 10.14.3 of 
Mojave. Although I just tested an un-notarized and notarized and stapled 
DMG under 10.14.6 and both opened.


On 12/17/2019 9:41 AM, Eller, Roger via use-livecode wrote:
> [10.14.5]  Mojave
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> LiveCodeIndy-9_5_1_Mac
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> The following disk images couldn't be opened.  Reason: image not recognized.
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> Okay, I blame a LONG day and bad memory.
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>    I went and found our testing notes:
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> macOS name        signed notarized stapled
> 10.9  Mavricks    OK     FAIL      FAIL
> 10.10 Yosemite    OK     FAIL      FAIL
> 10.11 El Capitan  OK     FAIL      FAIL
> 10.12 Sierra      OK     OK        OK
> 10.13 High Sierra OK     OK        OK
> 10.14 Mojave      OK     OK        OK
> 10.15 Catalina    *      OK        OK
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> The divider is Sierra and above: Notarized DMGs are good. El Capatan and
> below, Notarized DMGs are bad.
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> My bad memory. Sorry to cause unnecessary concern.
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> On 12/16/2019 4:29 PM, Paul Dupuis via use-livecode wrote:
>> On 12/16/2019 3:58 PM, Jerry Jensen wrote:
>>> This is the first time I have heard that anything notarized will not
>>> open in Sierra. I have been watching the whole notarization topic,
>>> but apparently not closely enough. Could you point me to some info
>>> from Apple about what is -not- supported in Sierra?
>>>
>>> I support an entire flock of Sierra computers. We are preparing to
>>> roll out Mojave soon. I guess that better be done ASAP.
>>>
>> I can't point you to any Apple materials as we discovered this once we
>> notarized out DMG for Catalina and was performing final installation
>> testing on Catalina and other versions of macOS
>>
>> You can download the macOS DMG for our app at
>> https://nam01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.researchware.com%2Fdownloads.html&data=02%7C01%7Croger.e.eller%40sealedair.com%7Cbce8e591fd9248f6873808d7827cb200%7C2691a2514c384643af0b0c0982f197bd%7C0%7C0%7C637121344396694305&sdata=P88a7VbY1uRIMOH0P7ysIDbb5MWRIJxRAu3Sac%2FdDa0%3D&reserved=0
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>> Scroll down the page to the download links. You will see ONE DMG for
>> Catalina and another DNG for other version of OSX. Download the
>> Catalina DMG and you will find the notarized DMG opens on Catalina,
>> Mojave, and High Sierra, but throws and error on Sierra and below.
>>
>> We choose to Notarize the DMG rather than the installer app. I realize
>> while Apple allows this (currently) is is not what their documentation
>> on Notarization speaks to which is Notarizing the APP and performing
>> drag-installs from the DMG rather than using an Installer app.
>>
>> Our application HyperRESEARCH, our Installer are both code signed. The
>> Catalina DMG is code signed, notarized, and stapled. The non-Catalina
>> DMG is not code signed (and not notarized).
>>
>> We used this excellent guidance to figure out how to do notarization:
>> https://nam01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Flessons.livecode.com%2Fm%2F4071%2Fl%2F1122100-codesigning-and-notarizing-your-lc-standalone-for-distribution-outside-the-mac-appstore&data=02%7C01%7Croger.e.eller%40sealedair.com%7Cbce8e591fd9248f6873808d7827cb200%7C2691a2514c384643af0b0c0982f197bd%7C0%7C0%7C637121344396694305&sdata=bfx%2B7UZqlM%2Fw4Mt82EgaKy3HlxZjz5o5yT8Jf7EH0Kg%3D&reserved=0
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