[Fedora-packaging] java: building from source vs signed .jar's

Ville Skyttä ville.skytta at iki.fi
Mon Feb 18 19:55:05 UTC 2008

On Monday 18 February 2008, Rex Dieter wrote:

> 1. come up with packaging policy and mechanism for fedora to produce signed
> jars.  I raised this issue in the past, but we punted, since fedora, at the
> time, didn't include any java implementations that supported this.  icedtea
> changes that.

Having Fedora's Java accept Fedora-signed jars would be of limited usefulness 
in the case of applets; you'd probably want to serve the applets to all kinds 
of non-Fedora clients too.

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