[Fedora-packaging] Re: RFC: Signed JAR Packaging Policy

Rex Dieter rdieter at math.unl.edu
Tue May 15 12:10:18 UTC 2007

Jesse Keating wrote:
> On Monday 14 May 2007 11:25:21 Rex Dieter wrote:
>> agreed, precisely why I'm trying to come up with mechanisms/policy wrt
>> signed .jars in Fedora. :)
> Simple.  Fix java so that it operates with an unsigned jar in a 
> blatantly 'insecure' mode, like a self signed cert in apache.

Fine, it's one thing to make jvm's at least usable without signed .jars,
but that shouldn't block the bigger issue of finding a workable
mechanism to get signed .jars into Fedora packaging.

-- Rex

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