Difference between revisions of "Mac Sierra 10.12 Disable App Translocation"

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You start Stage Designer, and a warning appears that a certain folder could not be created due to a read-only filesystem path.
 
You start Stage Designer, and a warning appears that a certain folder could not be created due to a read-only filesystem path.
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Some of the default paths in Stagedesigner are not working. e.g the path to the Default Clip.
  
 
'''Background'''
 
'''Background'''
  
Under OSX Sierra, Gatekeeper dislocates unsigned applications to random paths on start. <br>
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Under new versions of OSX, Gatekeeper dislocates unsigned applications to random paths on start. <br>
  
 
[[File:Sierra App Translocation Error.png]]
 
[[File:Sierra App Translocation Error.png]]

Revision as of 12:18, 7 October 2020

This applies to Mac OS 10.12 and all MXWendler versions

Problem

You start Stage Designer, and a warning appears that a certain folder could not be created due to a read-only filesystem path.

Some of the default paths in Stagedesigner are not working. e.g the path to the Default Clip.

Background

Under new versions of OSX, Gatekeeper dislocates unsigned applications to random paths on start.

Sierra App Translocation Error.png

Solution

1. Disable Gatekeeper.
2. Open Terminal as Administrator.
3. Type sudo spctl --master-disable
4. Reinstall Stage Designer.
5. This may affect your security settings.

Long Term Solution

Switch from OSX to a real operating system.
For more information, please see e.g. https://www.tekrevue.com/tip/gatekeeper-macos-sierra/