[OS X TeX] Touch ID authentication for TeX Live Utility

Adam R. Maxwell amaxwell at mac.com
Mon Feb 14 10:12:19 EST 2022

> On Feb 14, 2022, at 04:39 , Alexander Krumeich <alexander.krumeich at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi everybody (and Hi Herbert)!
> just wondering whether it'd be a lot of work to add Touch ID
> authentication to the TeX Live Utility. If it's feasible and not too
> much of a bother, it'd be very nice to see this in a future update.

I looked into this last year, and at least at that time Apple only
allowed its own Apple-signed applications to use Touch ID.

https://developer.apple.com/forums/thread/106386 <https://developer.apple.com/forums/thread/106386>

Sorry, there's nothing I can do about this, and my expectations of
Apple are at an all-time low.

Adam (TLU chief cook and bottle washer)

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