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  1. Jalview
  2. JAL-1400

update applet and application jar signing procedures in line with Java 1.7 & 1.8 best practices

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    • Type: Improvement
    • Status: Resolved
    • Priority: Major
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 2.8.1
    • Fix Version/s: 2.8.0b1, 2.8.1
    • Component/s: Dev and Dep
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      Description

      Java security alerts are a serious turnoff to many. A basic signature procedure needs to be introduced for the applet and jar building of applet and application needs to be updated for the latest recommendations (indexes, signature, manifest entries).

      Basic guidelines here:
      http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/tech/java-code-signing-1915323.html

      Ant jar task documentation:
      http://ant.apache.org/manual/Tasks/jar.html

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              Assignee:
              jprocter Jim Procter
              Reporter:
              jprocter Jim Procter
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