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Re: Emacs with macOS Big Sur Version 11.6.1

From: Daniel Martín
Subject: Re: Emacs with macOS Big Sur Version 11.6.1
Date: Tue, 02 Nov 2021 18:30:50 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.2 (darwin)

Eli Zaretskii <eliz@gnu.org> writes:

> [Redirected to emacs-devel.]
>> From: Daniel Martín <mardani29@yahoo.es>
>> Cc: Kevin Chen <sun.skybr@yahoo.com>
>> Date: Tue, 02 Nov 2021 17:32:24 +0100
>> Kevin Chen via Users list for the GNU Emacs text editor
>> <help-gnu-emacs@gnu.org> writes:
>> > Hi,
>> > I'm currently using macOS Big Sur Version 11.6.1 and I am trying to
>> > open Emacs App on my Mac after I installed Homebrew and Emacs via
>> > "brew install --cask emacs". The pop-out window says the following:
>> >  "Emacs" can't be opened because Apple cannot check it for malicious 
>> > software. This software needs to be updated. Contact the developer for 
>> > more information.
>> >
>> > Would it be possible to update Emacs to work with macOS Big Sur Version 
>> > 11.6.1? Sincerely thanks a lot!
>> It's a security feature of recent versions of macOS.  Could you try to
>> install Emacs from your package manager using the following command?:
>> brew cask reinstall emacs --no-quarantine
>> That will install Emacs and create an exception so that it can be opened
>> without being "quarantined".
> Should this be in etc/PROBLEMS, perhaps?

Makes sense, yes.  If we want to make the advice independent of the
package manager and more future-proof, we can suggest to Ctrl-click the
Emacs app from the Finder and click Open.  Source:

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