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Qt App bundle signing error: “A timestamp was expected but was not found” for QtCore and others

  • I'm creating my Qt app bundle on macOS using command

    macdeployqt --verbose -codesign=<identity>

    and getting such errors for all Qt libraries:

    ERROR: Codesign signing error:
    ERROR: "/Users/xxx/Projects/MyApp/deploy/MyAppapp/Contents/Frameworks/QtCore.framework/Versions/5/QtCore: A timestamp was expected but was not found.\n"

    I can reproduce same errors if running codesign separately

    codesign --sign "<identity>" /path/to/Fraworks/.../5/QtCore

    My certificate is a fresh generated from Apple Developer website.

    What am I doing wrong and how to fix it?

  • Lifetime Qt Champion


    What version of Qt ?
    What version of Xcode ?
    What version of macOS ?

  • What version of Qt ?


    What version of Xcode ?


    What version of macOS ?


  • Lifetime Qt Champion

    I would try to run a version of macdeployqt coming from a more recent version of Qt.

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