install_name_tool problem with symlinks on Xcode 12.2

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Wed Nov 25 09:51:55 UTC 2020

On Nov 24, 2020, at 11:41, Ken Cunningham wrote:

> presumably they have switched to using “openat” or similar and have not used the proper flags somehow.

No idea, though I know that they did modify install_name_tool so that it would preserve ad hoc codesigning, and my guess would be that this problem is fallout from that change.

> hopefully not an APFS bug — no way we could not know about that by this point in time.

The problem is not present on Catalina with Xcode 12.0 and APFS.

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