[code] Re: Digest of code@foicica.com issue 989 (5333-5335)

From: John Blommers <johnblommers.att.icloud.com>
Date: Sat, 26 Oct 2019 15:53:35 -0700

Problem solved:

Giving sh full disk access lets Textadept access any file.
I still have lua granted full disk access.
As well as Textadept itself.

Best ...

- John

>
> From: Mitchell <m.att.foicica.com <mailto:m.att.foicica.com>>
> Subject: Re: [code] Catalina limits Textadept to home directory
> Date: October 26, 2019 at 8:35:58 AM PDT
> To: code.att.foicica.com <mailto:code.att.foicica.com>
> Reply-To: code.att.foicica.com <mailto:code.att.foicica.com>
>
>
> Hi John,
>
> On Sat, 19 Oct 2019, John Blommers wrote:
>
>> Catalina only allows Textadept 10.6 to open files in the user's home directory. It can't open Desktop or Documewnts folders. Giving Textadept and lua permission whole-drive permission does not help.
>>
>> The only workaround I've found is to launch Textadept from the terminal.
>>
>> Has anybody upgrading to Catalina found any other solution?
>
> I don't have access to a Catalina machine, but I was looking at this[1] and know that Textadept.app launches the textadept executable via /bin/sh. So you might want to try granting /bin/sh full disk access. However, that's possibly a big security risk.
>
> GIMP is a Gtk application that runs on macOS and this issue[2] also mentions some permissions problems. The discussion may help you out or give you some ideas.
>
> Cheers,
> Mitchell
>
> [1]: https://emacs.stackexchange.com/questions/53026/how-to-restore-file-system-access-in-macos-catalina <https://emacs.stackexchange.com/questions/53026/how-to-restore-file-system-access-in-macos-catalina>
> [2]: https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/gimp/issues/3710 <https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/gimp/issues/3710>
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Received on Sat 26 Oct 2019 - 18:53:35 EDT

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