Thursday, December 10, 2015

Mac OS X 10.11.2

Mac OS X 10.11.2 fixes the bug where Mail wouldn’t let you Option-Spacebar to page up. I’m seeing intermittent problems with account keyboard shortcuts no longer working, however. [Update (2015-12-15): Here is a script to remedy that.]

Safari continues to get stuck loading certain URLs, particularly from

I’m now getting errors from iTunes that it can’t connect to “Store Purchases.”

Sandbox test user accounts for the Mac App Store are now broken. When trying to launch my app, I get a “This Apple ID has not yet been used with the App Store” error message. If I go through all the setup steps in the store, it eventually wants a credit card.

Brad West reports that the application sandbox has (undocumented) tightened restrictions, which broke the Mac App Store version of his app.

Update (2015-12-11): Adam C. Engst discusses the iTunes error and others.

Update (2016-01-16): Nick Heer:

Happily, Timothy Hatcher has some good news:

We have a Radar and a fix identified. It is lower level than WebKit.

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Those iTunes errors are not specific to 10.11.2, or even to 10.11. I've been getting them lately on 10.10.5.

Simone Manganelli

Regarding "Store Purchases" errors: I'm on OS X 10.11.1 and 10.10.5 and getting those errors. That isn't a 10.11.2 thing.

It happens also to me, suddenly I can not use sandbox test user, and getting “This Apple ID has not yet been used with the App Store” error message.

I can confirm that after restoring to 10.11.1, I can use again my sandbox test user.

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