I’m probably asking SD Notary to do something it was never intended to do, but maybe this experience can be useful.
I maintain a few AppleScript apps that launch the SheepShaver emulator (running OS 8.6 or OS 9) and run launch daemons that make it possible to print from SheepShaver, transfer files, etc. I’ve tried to build and notarize SheepShaver in Xcode, but (for reasons I don’t understand) it’s not possible to notarize it.
So, never expecting it to work, I tried using SD Notary 1.1.1 to notarize one of my AppleScript apps that contains a code-signed copy of SheepShaver. Amazingly enough, Apple accepted it, and SD Notary stapled it. However, the SheepShaver app inside the AppleScript app got damaged in the process, and produces a “SheepShaver quit unexpectedly” message. Whatever SD Notary is doing to the contents of the AppleScript app seems to have damaged the SheepShaver app.
I doubt anyone will want to bother about this, but if anyone’s interested, here’s the app that I tried to notarize:
Again, I know that this I was pushing SD Notary beyond anything it ought be used for, so I’m NOT asking for a fix.