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“upload-symbols” can’t be opened because Apple cannot check it for malicious software.

Google have changed the way we upload dSYMs on Crashlytics. Using this new method on macOS gives this error. Find out how to fix this issue.

Google is changing the way we upload dSYMs on Crashlytics. If you visit Crashlytics dSYMs page it will show you following prompt

A new, improved way to upload dSYMs

It seems they are deprecating uploading dSYMS from console:

Uploading dSYMS from the console is being deprecated on March 1, 2020. It is being replaced with an uploader script. You can use the upload script as shown above.

This is fucking crazy as running script after finding out paths is just nonsense. Looks like another dumb move from Google. It was so convenient to upload dSYMS directly from console.

However if you figure out all paths and run the script from terminal macOS will through following error:

“upload-symbols” can’t be opened because Apple cannot check it for malicious software.
This software needs to be updated. Contact the developer for more information.

Chrome downloaded this file on 15 January 2020 from drive.google.com.

“upload-symbols” can’t be opened because Apple cannot check it for malicious software
“upload-symbols” can’t be opened because Apple cannot check it for malicious software

The Solution

You have to allow this script to be run from Security & Privacy.

Security & Privacy
Allow it from Security & Privacy

After allowing it from above settings you me be prompted to allow terminal to access various folders. Script will take a while to run so wait for a while.

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