[Go Faster] Default system add-ons and signing

Daniel Veditz dveditz at mozilla.com
Mon Sep 21 17:43:35 UTC 2015


On 9/21/15 8:28 AM, Ben Hearsum wrote:
> We don't do any explicit signing of omni.ja. On Windows, all binaries
> (dlls/exes) are signed.

But AFAIK nothing on Windows checks those signatures when you run a
binary. Unless local anti-virus catches it, modifying a signed binary
results in more or less the same effects as modifying omni.ja -- broken
partial updates, nothing more.

-Dan Veditz


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