[messages] [Technical Support & Bugs] 3.2.11 Mac too slow (+ other oddity)

bdgza bdegroot at gmail.com
Tue Feb 25 22:36:32 CET 2014


"uckelman" wrote:
> Thus spake bdgza:
> > 
> > "uckelman" wrote:
> > > > Just out of curiosity, what will Vassal 4 be based on instead of
> > > Java?
> > > 
> > > On a standard, so that clients can be written in anything. The
> > > reference
> > > implementation that I'm planning will be in C++.
> > 
> > 
> > Although not (yet) required, it will scare off non-pro users if the
> Mac
> > version of VASSAL 4 is not Gatekeeper signed with an Apple
> certificate
> > (just as it might scare away people on Windows seeing the unsigned
> > security warning, although they might be more used to clicking away
> > security dialogs).
> 
> It looks like there is a tool I can use for doing Windows signing,
> osslsigncode. What needs to be signed---the installer? the Java
> launcher? Both? Can we use a self-generated certificate?


You can only sign a OS X application for Gatekeeper with an Apple
certificate on a Mac.  You should sign the bundle (.app package). There
is no installer, you don't sign the dmg.

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