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Re: IceCat-68.2.0-guix0-preview2 now available via GNU Guix

From: Antonio Trande
Subject: Re: IceCat-68.2.0-guix0-preview2 now available via GNU Guix
Date: Sun, 10 Nov 2019 14:00:17 +0100
User-agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64; rv:68.0) Gecko/20100101 Thunderbird/68.2.0

On 09/11/19 21:47, Johannes Marbach wrote:
> Hi Mark,
> Johannes Marbach wrote:
>> One thing I noticed when downloading other extensions from
>> addons.mozilla.org is that they have a cose.manifest and a cose.sig file
>> in the META-INF folder. These seem to not be present in the extensions
>> bundled with IceCat. I'm not sure how the copies that are bundled with
>> the IceCat source were acquired but maybe they have to be redownloaded
>> from Mozilla to get the latest signature variant?
> Picking up on my own quote here, I noticed that these "cose" files are
> deleted in the script that fetches the extensions
> (https://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/gnuzilla.git/tree/data/update-extensions.sh?h=68#n33):
>     find extensions -name cose.manifest -delete
>     find extensions -name cose.sig -delete
> There's probably been a good reason for this at some point but given
> that there are signature issues in the 68 preview, maybe this could be
> related?

'cose.manifest' are files unrecognized yet. From recent IceCat-68.2.0 build:

Unknown manifest directive: Name:
Unknown manifest directive: Digest-Algorithms:
Unknown manifest directive: SHA1-Digest:
Unknown manifest directive: SHA256-Digest:
Traceback (most recent call last):

> Looking at that script some more, I also noticed that it already has
> fallbacks for extensions that don't define an explicit ID in their
> manifest. However, these fallback IDs are only used for the directory
> and file name:
>     if [ -f /tmp/update-extension/manifest.json ]; then
>       ID=$(grep '"id":' /tmp/update-extension/manifest.json |head
> -n1|cut -d \" -f 4)
>     fi
>     [ $extension = "tortm-browser-button" ] &&
> ID="tortm-browser-button@jeremybenthum"
>     [ $extension = "use-google-drive-with-librejs" ] &&
> ID="google_drive@0xbeef.coffee"
>     [ -z $ID ] && ID=$extension"@extension"
>     rm -rf extensions/$ID
>     mv /tmp/update-extension extensions/$ID
> I wonder if maybe we could add these to the manifest as well to try and
> fix the issue of ID-less extensions (such as
> tortm-browser-button@jeremybenthum) not showing up in IceCat?
> Best,
> Johannes

Antonio Trande
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