Apple ARM binary codesign issue

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Tue Jan 12 01:37:09 UTC 2021

On Jan 11, 2021, at 07:27, Andreas Falkenhahn wrote:

> Slightly off-topic, but maybe someone here knows something about this: When distributing Apple ARM apps outside the App Store, is it sufficient to sign them using ad-hoc or self-signed certificates or is it mandatory now to pay the $99 per year even if the app is going to be distributed outside the App Store?

The automatic codesigning that the compiler/linker does must be sufficient, because we're not doing anything beyond that with the binary packages that MacPorts downloads when you install a port.

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