codesigning and app permissions for programs that need filesystem access

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Sun Apr 25 04:21:05 UTC 2021

On Apr 24, 2021, at 10:49, Nathaniel W Griswold wrote:

> I guess my intent in asking this was to ask: does macports ever ad-hoc codesign packages? Is there ever a case that is necessary? Googling didn’t yield much discussion about it.

MacPorts does not contain any code to codesign anything and we are not aware of needing to do so. Individual ports' build systems might ad-hoc codesign things; I do not know. Everything must be (and is automatically ad-hoc) codesigned on Apple Silicon systems.

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