Time Machine not backing up hourly? Troubled by repeated prompts to enter your user password? iCloud Drive playing up? Try installing the latest Combo updater. Updated for High Sierra.
Apple has today pushed a silent update to Gatekeeper’s configuration data, bringing it to version 1.0 124. As […]
Working with extended attributes in Swift. They’re straightforward using shell commands, but that is not the best way ahead.
One of the great hidden features in macOS, xattrs are rarely used by anyone outside Apple, largely because they are so poorly supported by functions calls and tools.
A simple and concise example of a page from the documentation which we, as a community, could readily produce for macOS. Fancy giving us a hand?
We have two options: we can carry on watching the decline in docs, and struggle more trying to solve problems, or we can organise and produce our own docs. No one else is going to do it for us. Want to help?
This tool for Sierra now inspects and displays extended attributes, and will write a quarantine xattr to force a full Gatekeeper check on an app, as if downloaded.
This new version improves control behaviours in the preferences sheet. Is it ready for final release now?
They’re almost everywhere now: UUIDs and GUIDs identify disk volumes, printers, even the processes running on your Mac. Here’s an explanation.
If you want someone else to be able to run your script app, you’ll need to sign it and get it past Gatekeeper’s checks. Here are more details about the role of xattrs in those, and how to run a full check without downloading your app.