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  1. JDK
  2. JDK-6566158

xpi file not signed preventing installation in Firefox

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    • Subcomponent:
    • Introduced In Version:
      6
    • Resolved In Build:
      b03
    • CPU:
      generic, x86
    • OS:
      windows_xp, windows_vista
    • Verification:
      Not verified

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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.

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                • Assignee:
                  dgu Dennis Gu (Inactive)
                  Reporter:
                  ndcosta Nelson Dcosta (Inactive)
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