[Project_owners] Signing XPIs

Christopher Ottley xknight at users.sourceforge.net
Fri Mar 25 18:14:43 EST 2005

Hello again all,

I was wondering how many people out there are using signed XPIs. I 
recently managed to get a free code signing cert (being as an OSS 
developer has some advantages) for another open source java project I'm 
working on and I was thinking of signing the XPI I distribute for MAF. I 
saw pete's writeup "Signing an XPI" at 
http://www.mozdevgroup.com/docs/pete/Signing-an-XPI.html. However, 
seeing as I already have jarsigner from the JDK I'm using, I was using 
that instead of signtool. It doesn't seem to work though, when I try to 
install the signed XPI it still says "Unsigned". Has anyone out there 
had success using jarsigner to sign XPIs or must I use signtool no 
matter what?


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