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From Alexei Fedotov <alexei.fedo...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Probs with checking certificates from JarInputStream
Date Fri, 08 May 2009 13:48:33 GMT
Hello Chris,
Which code actually does not work?

On Fri, May 8, 2009 at 5:22 PM, Chris Gray <chris.gray@kiffer.be> wrote:

> Hi,
> We've started adopting Harmony classes for the core APIs of the Mika VM,
> currently on a somewhat ad-hoc basis (taking a small group of classes at a
> time and manually downgrading them to 1.4 level) Mostly we're very happy
> with
> the results but occasionally we run into problems which I'd like to report
> here.
> Attached SignatureTest2 class is based on an application which wants to
> check
> that a jar file was signed by a recognised principal. For this it creates a
> JarInputStream and walks through it using getNextEntry(), calling
> getCertificates() on each entry. This code works on RI 1.4 and 1.6, but
> fails
> (getCertificates() returns null) on Harmony, Classpath (at least on the one
> from Debian 4) and RI 1.5 - the last is the subject of a bug report no.
> 6284489. So Harmony is in good company here, but the customer would prefer
> to
> be in the more select company of those who get it right. :-)
> It looks to me as if the problem arises because method readCertificates()
> of
> JarVerifier is called when only the manifest has been read, so no
> signatures
> are found in the metaEntries map. However my efforts to fix this so far
> have
> not met with success, maybe someone who knows the code better will have an
> idea how to fix it?
> Best regards
> Chris Gray      /k/ Embedded Java Solutions
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With best regards / с наилучшими пожеланиями,
Alexei Fedotov / Алексей Федотов,

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