Are we signing Thunderbird with codesign v2 ?

Roland MoCo Tanglao rtanglao at mozilla.com
Thu Sep 25 18:38:43 UTC 2014


i am writing a clone of the firefox article for thunderbird and this 
r*diculous issue! thanks apple , NOT :-)
https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/thunderbird-cant-be-installed-mac-how-fix-it/history#preview

should go live today!
...Roland
On 2014-09-25 7:43 AM, Josiah Bruner wrote:
> Could you link me to these reports? This *should not* be happening, we 
> should have a longer time before we're forced to switch. Of course I 
> have to say I was skeptical with Apple. Are these users on 10.10 or 10.9?
>
> Firefox is planning to land this in Gecko 34, and we should have the 
> new code signing at (about) the same time. (See: 
> https://wiki.mozilla.org/Releases)
>
> Josiah Bruner
> Thunderbird Front-End & UX
> OS X Developer
>
> On 9/25/14 12:01 AM, Matt Harris wrote:
>> On 23/09/2014 10:52 AM, Josiah Bruner wrote:
>> Ok, 31.1.2 in response to 2014-73 is out and the first support 
>> requests pertaining to certificate issues are in.  Given that Apple 
>> customers tend to update operating systems quickly, I suggest this is 
>> slightly more urgent that is was.
>>
>>
>>
>> From the support perspective, can anyone advise when an appropriately 
>> signed version will be available for OSX?
>>
>> The current workaround of modifying the security and privacy settings 
>> to allow it to open are not really a good example to set.
>>
>> Regards
>>
>> Matt
>>
>>
>>> We're close. Most stuff is cross-platform, so when Firefox merges 
>>> the stuff in the oak branch to release we'll be mostly set. As for 
>>> our porting, :rstrong was kind enough to offer to port anything 
>>> necessary to Thunderbird for us, so I'll only have to review the 
>>> patches. \o/
>>>
>>> I have to approval from Mozilla to get my Developer Program License 
>>> renewed, as well as a VMWare license, which is necessary to test 
>>> first-time Gatekeeper interaction, but after that it should be 
>>> smooth sailing.
>>>
>>> Also, I have some extra information that makes this whole deal a 
>>> little less urgent, but I can't broadcast that here unfortunately. 
>>> Feel free to ping me privately if you'd like that information.
>>>
>>> Josiah Bruner
>>> Thunderbird Front-End & UX
>>> OS X Developer
>>>
>>> On 9/22/14 5:28 PM, Nomis101 wrote:
>>>> 10.9.5 ist out. So, will this now affect Thunderbird? I have seen, 
>>>> that
>>>> most of the FF patches for Mac v2 signing are checked in to 
>>>> projects/oak.
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