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[Octave-bug-tracker] [bug #57649] [MXE Octave] Sign Windows installer wi

From: Markus Mützel
Subject: [Octave-bug-tracker] [bug #57649] [MXE Octave] Sign Windows installer with trusted certificate
Date: Tue, 21 Jan 2020 10:27:15 -0500 (EST)
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                 Summary: [MXE Octave] Sign Windows installer with trusted
                 Project: GNU Octave
            Submitted by: mmuetzel
            Submitted on: Tue 21 Jan 2020 04:27:13 PM CET
                Category: Configuration and Build System
                Severity: 3 - Normal
                Priority: 5 - Normal
              Item Group: None
                  Status: None
             Assigned to: None
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             Open/Closed: Open
         Discussion Lock: Any
                 Release: dev
        Operating System: Microsoft Windows



When using the NSIS installers on Windows 10, a prominent message pops up
warning the user that they shouldn't trust unsigned files downloaded from the

Maybe these MS resources [1] help to understand how the installer could be
I don't know whether we would have access to a trusted certificate though. Do
we? (Maybe via GNU?)

This question and answers on stack overflow [2] might also be useful.

[2:]: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/252226/signing-a-windows-exe-file


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