What you describe is indeed different from what I experience and I followed
the exact same steps that you listed. It may perhaps be due to something
that is different in my system settings. It is also strange because the
behavior that you describe with the dialog box is also what I experience
when installing other applications, but not Racket.
On Monday, November 20, 2017 at 1:54:29 PM UTC-5, johnbclements wrote:
> > On Nov 19, 2017, at 17:04, George Plymale II <geor...@orbitalimpact.com
> > This issue still exists on High Sierra and with Racket 6.11. I even see
> it happen on the non-nightly, stable builds. It's a bit of a hassle to have
> to do the drag-n-drop dance every single time I update Racket. I'm we would
> all appreciate having signed app bundles so that this problem goes away.
> That doesn’t sound right to me. Specifically, I’m running High Sierra, I
> believe these bundles are all signed, and I just followed these steps:
> 1) Delete my existing Racket 6.11 installation.
> 2) Download the 6.11 installation through racket-lang. (The actual
> download URL:
> 3) Open the file to mount the .dmg, creating finder window showing arrow
> and link to Applications directory.
> 4) Open Applications directory, open Racket 6.11 directory, double-click
> on DrRacket binary.
> 5) See dialog containing text "“DrRacket” is an application downloaded
> from the Internet. Are you sure you want to open it?”.
> 6) Click okay.
> 7) DrRacket opens fine.
> 8) second and subsequent openings of DrRacket don’t require dialog.
> Is this different from what you’re observing?
> John Clements
> > On Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at 10:04:48 AM UTC-4, Geoffrey Knauth
> > On Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at 9:44:56 AM UTC-4, Matthew Flatt wrote:
> > > Nightly builds are not currently signed, so Sierra doesn't like them.
> > >
> > > Try this: Using Finder, drag the DrRacket icon out of its folder. Then
> > > drag it back in place. Then try double-clicking DrRacket. (Yes, that's
> > > weird.)
> > Ha! Fighting weirdness with weirdness. I got it to work, but it was
> slightly more complicated:
> > When I dragged the icon out of its folder to the Desktop, it created a
> link instead. I got rid of the link on the Desktop, since that wasn't what
> I was aiming for.
> > When I dragged the icon *up*, to the level above where it was, and then
> back in its folder, those moves worked (as moves), but double-clicking
> didn't work. However, right-menu Open did work, and after that
> double-click worked, and having it in my dock and clicking on it worked.
> > So I'm all set. Thanks!
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