Firefox addon signing

Nikos Roussos comzeradd at
Thu Feb 12 10:15:39 UTC 2015

On Thu, Feb 12, 2015 at 6:30 AM, Michael Cronenworth <mike at> 
> I'm sure those that need to know, know, but for those that haven't 
> heard[1]
> Mozilla's official Firefox build will enforce addons to contain a 
> Mozilla signature
> without any runtime option to disable the check.
> Initially this prevents Fedora packaged addons since they are 
> unsigned. The Mozilla
> signing process takes time and can't be part of a package building 
> process.
> Is Fedora going to get authorization to build Firefox with a runtime 
> disable option?

If the only way is to completely disable this feature, I'd prefer we 
I wouldn't like for us to ship a less secure build of Firefox.
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