[Project_owners] Error reading preferences

Nickolay Ponomarev asqueella at gmail.com
Wed May 2 08:16:58 PDT 2007


On 4/25/07, eric.jung at yahoo.com <eric.jung at yahoo.com> wrote:
>
> Is this code running inside an extension? If so, you'll have to sign the
> entire extension--not just a piece of javascript. The best "how to" on
> extension signing is by Pete:
>
Er, signing an extension doesn't affect its permissions - the code of
an unsigned extension already has full access to everything.

Nickolay

> https://www.mozdevgroup.com/docs/pete/Signing-an-XPI.html
> with more detail, especially for Windows at:
> http://forums.tjworld.net/viewtopic.php?p=210
>
> I've been through the latter directions and never was able to get it work,
> even after getting a code-signing cert from Unizeto Certum.
>
>
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: Onno Ekker <o.e.ekker at gmail.com>
> To: Mozdev Project Owners List <project_owners at mozdev.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, April 25, 2007 11:27:36 AM
> Subject: Re: [Project_owners] Error reading preferences
>
> Yup, I noticed that too... That's because I typed in the mail without
> having the source at hand, so no copy/paste.
> In the source there is a " after errorfox..
>
> I think the problem is cause by the way error pages are handled: the
> original uri stays in the location bar, so Firefox will probably think
> that the javascript is executed from that location and therefore won't
> allow access to user preferences.
> If that's the case it might help to sign the javacode, because signed
> javacode should always be able to read preferences. I think.
> Haven't ever signed java code before, so have to see if I can figure out
> how to do that (probably not with my pgp-key), how I can test it, and
> how I can package and distribute it when it's final...
>
>
> On 25-4-2007 11:57, Arturo 'Buanzo' Busleiman wrote:
> > Onno Ekker wrote:
> > >     .getService(Components.interfaces.nsIPrefService)|
> > >     |
> .getBranch("extensions.errorfox.);|
> >
> > there's a " missing after errorfox..
> >
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