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Mac app notarization from the command line

Apple announced that early next year macOS will start highlighting notarization status more prominently. This is great, because currently the difference between Developer ID and notarized Developer ID apps is just a short sentence in a Gatekeeper dialog. Also notarization, which is optional today, will be required by future versions of macOS. The new documentation is very detailed and surprisingly precise about resolving common issues, but does not describe how to automate an asynchronous notarization process. Read more