Codesign gdb on OSX

Trying to use gdb on OSX El Capitan gave me following message. Solution? You need to codesign gdb with a custom certificate. Open Keychain Access In the menu, go to Certificate Assistant -> Create Certificate Choose an appropriate name like gdb-cert, set Identity Type to Self Signed Root, set Certificate Type to Codesign, and check Let me override defaults Optional: extend duration Click continue until specifying location for the certificate, choose System In System, click on gdb-cert, choose Get Info, go to Trust and set Code Signing to Always Trust Restart taskgated sudo kill -9 (which gdb)

July 7, 2016 · 1 min · 97 words · Gian Sass

Access Hidden Files in Time Machine

Like using Time Machine? For me it’s a pleasure. The only annoyance is that OSX deliberately tries to keep you from accessing hidden files. Well, that’s why they are called “hidden”, but I’m a hacker, I need to see everything. There are three ways of doing this. 1. Show all hidden files in Finder Time Machine uses the same settings as Finder. That’s why you can use following commands to make hidden files appear....

January 16, 2016 · 2 min · 220 words · Gian Sass