[Bf-committers] Fwd: Preparing Blender for GateKeeper
troubledaemon at gmail.com
Fri Mar 30 15:50:39 CEST 2012
tbh, this sounds like its just chroot + signed applications + apple
reviewed repository (albeit, with a fancy front end!). If so, I don't
see it being that big of a deal. It's pretty much similar to what you
would get from a debian or ubuntu repo, just in a slightly different
and prettier presentation :)
On Fri, Mar 30, 2012 at 6:39 AM, johannes amorosa
<johannes.amorosa at googlemail.com> wrote:
> Is this a next step to kill the personal computer and turning all OSes into
> a shopping channel?
> I'll bet in not too long time, no software will run if you don't use
> On 30 March 2012 12:19, Ton Roosendaal <ton at blender.org> wrote:
>> HI all,
>> See below. I've asked Ernest to send me additional info, like if we can
>> get free Developer Program membership, and what the Gatekeeper feature
>> actually means for our distribution.
>> I don't have time to go over all docs he links below... anyone can give me
>> advice on this?
>> Ton Roosendaal Blender Foundation ton at blender.org www.blender.org
>> Blender Institute Entrepotdok 57A 1018AD Amsterdam The Netherlands
>> Begin forwarded message:
>> > Hello,
>> > This is Ernest Prabhakar from Apple. I would like to connect with
>> whomever on the Blender team produces the Mac download.
>> > As you may know, we have recently announced a new security feature for
>> OS X called GateKeeper:
>> > • http://www.apple.com/macosx/mountain-lion/security.html
>> > •
>> > We would like to make sure your software continues to work well for our
>> customers who choose to use GateKeeper.
>> > Is someone on your team already part of the Mac Developer Program?
>> > https://developer.apple.com/programs/mac/
>> > https://developer.apple.com/support/mac/enrollment.html
>> > Once you're in the program, you can get detailed documentation on
>> preparing your app for GateKeeper:
>> > https://developer.apple.com/devcenter/mac/checklist/mountain-lion/
>> > • Use your Developer ID for Gatekeeper.
>> > Gatekeeper is a major security feature in Mountain Lion that gives you
>> control over which apps can be downloaded and installed on your Mac. Sign
>> your OS X Mountain Lion apps with your Developer ID and give users the
>> confidence that you are a developer identified with Apple.
>> > Developer ID Tutorial
>> > Code Signing Guide
>> > App Sandboxing (not required, but strongly encouraged)
>> > https://developer.apple.com/devcenter/mac/app-sandbox/
>> > Please let me know if there's anything you need that isn't covered in
>> those documents.
>> > Also, can you let me know when you're likely to be able to add Developer
>> ID support to your Mac download?
>> > Many thanks.
>> > Sincerely,
>> > Ernie Prabhakar
>> > Open Source Product Manager
>> > Apple, Inc.
>> > +1 (408) 974-3075 US PDT (GMT-7)
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