How to install and codesign GDB on OS X El Capitan

Steven Burns
May 12, 2016 · 3 min read
brew install gdb
Unable to find Mach task port for process-id 11567: (os/kern) failure (0x5). (please check gdb is codesigned — see taskgated(8))
sudo killall taskgated
codesign -s gdb-cert /usr/local/bin/gdb

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Starting 2016 I’ll put my personal notes and how-tos in here, mostly for myself but hoping they could be useful to someone else walking a similar path.

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