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8 charactor password

i have successfully installed the keys from rim


now i want to sign my application using SignatureTool


it says i need a password of atleast eight charactors......my password is over 8 charactors.


I have also tried changing the private key password to 8, but the tool still complains that my password is less than 8 charactors, when trying to sign my .cod's


what is going on?

your help is appreciated



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Re: 8 charactor password

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What version of BlackBerry Java SDK or BlackBerry JDE are you using?


I recommend starting over with a fresh set of keys.  Remove the files described here.  Then order a new set of keys using the form here.

Mark Sohm
BlackBerry Development Advisor

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