macOS 12.3 and /usr/bin/python. Status?

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Sun Apr 17 14:47:57 UTC 2022

On Apr 17, 2022, at 09:45, Christian Calderon wrote:

>> You would not be able to make a symbolic link at /usr/bin/python because /usr/bin is a protected directory.
> TIL. Is that something I could work around by disabling SIP?

On macOS 10.x, yes. On macOS 11 and later, my understanding is that the system volume is cryptographically sealed and there is no way for you to modify it without breaking that seal, which presumably has undesirable consequences.

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