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Bug ID: JDK-6566158 xpi file not signed preventing installation in Firefox
JDK-6566158 : xpi file not signed preventing installation in Firefox

Details
Type:
Bug
Submit Date:
2007-06-06
Status:
Resolved
Updated Date:
2011-02-16
Project Name:
JDK
Resolved Date:
2007-09-12
Component:
install
OS:
windows_vista,windows_xp
Sub-Component:
install
CPU:
x86,generic
Priority:
P2
Resolution:
Fixed
Affected Versions:
6,6u2
Fixed Versions:
6u4 (b03)

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Description
FULL PRODUCT VERSION :
JDK 1.6.0_U1

ADDITIONAL OS VERSION INFORMATION :
Windows XP SP2

A DESCRIPTION OF THE PROBLEM :
Unable to install jre-6-windows-i586.xpi in Firefox from http://java.sun.com/update/1.6.0/jre-6-windows-i586.xpi . It is not possible to install it from the site or after downloading the xpi file locally and opening the file in firefox . Details related to the file is mentioned at http://java.sun.com/javase/6/docs/technotes/guides/deployment/deployment-guide/autodl-files.html 
Problem appears to be a regression introduced in 6.0 .

On install a popup window stating "Firefox could not install the file at .... because: Signing could not be verified. -260"

REPRODUCIBILITY :
This bug can be reproduced always.

                                    

Comments
EVALUATION

This is a bug in makefile, when we introduced installstats 2 project, we are signing xpi-jc as well, the new added code should zip *-jc.xpi file, but it zip *.xpi by mistake, therefore the signed .xpi file has been changed again after signing, so we got this error message from Firefox.
                                     
2007-08-10



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