I download the ADT Bundle for mac and save it under
/development. When I try to open eclipse, my mac says
"Eclipse" is damaged and can't be opened. You should move it to the Trash. I trash the whole thing and tried downloading again, I get the same error. Does anyone know a fix for this? My mac is osx 10.8.3 processor 3.1 GHz Intel Core i5.
FYI: I removed an old eclipse folder from
/Application before doing above. Could the older deleted juno eclipse (Version: Juno Service Release 2) be causing some interference?
This bug is related to the signing of the app and Gatekeeper.
“Damaged” app. – The app has been altered by something other than the
The bug is also reported in Eclipse Bugzilla
An easy fix (as suggested by #2 comment in the above bug report) is disabling Gatekeeper temporarily. Visit System Preferences > Security and Privacy > Select “Anywhere” in “Allow Applications downloaded from:”. Now run the app and you can enable Gatekeeper again.
I found a workaround here, in the command line go to the directory containing the Elicpse.app directory and execute
xattr -d com.apple.quarantine Eclipse.app/
the problem seems not to be solved anyway