MacPorts Mountain Lion Futures

Joshua Root jmr at
Mon Jun 18 20:49:39 PDT 2012

On 2012-6-19 13:39 , Blair Zajac wrote:
> Backing up a bit, what do we get by signing?  My understanding is that this is required for the App Store, but MacPorts isn't distributed that way.  What issues do we run into if we don't sign?  Can MacPorts not install preconpiled software without signing?


I believe the default will be to refuse to run unsigned apps. I don't
know what the policy is for command line tools, and whether this means
'cc hello_world.c && ./a.out' won't work without disabling GateKeeper

- Josh

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