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

Alexander Krumeich alexander.krumeich at gmail.com
Tue Feb 15 05:12:30 EST 2022

Hi Adam and Herbert,

thanks for taking a look at this. It's a pity, though.


On Mon, Feb 14, 2022 at 4:13 PM Adam R. Maxwell via MacOSX-TeX
<macosx-tex at email.esm.psu.edu> wrote:
> 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
> Sorry, there's nothing I can do about this, and my expectations of
> Apple are at an all-time low.
> thanks,
> Adam (TLU chief cook and bottle washer)
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