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Posts: 4
Registered: ‎01-11-2010
My Device: 8820
My Carrier: Turkcell

Signature Tool Hangs / Stuck / Freezes / Signing Problem / Signature Tool Don't Sign

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I'm trying to sign my app using the commandline ./bbwp(root to zip file)Archive.zip  -g (my password)


I'm on mac and using Java 1.6 as outputted:

java version "1.6.0_26"
Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.6.0_26-b03-383-11A511)
Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (build 20.1-b02-383, mixed mode)


The thing is I can sign the hello world application with no problems. I think size is the problem. The bigger size the more cod files. The more cod files the longer list to sign, then the problem occurs.


Once I got to sign, but it was after canceling and re-requesting sign on Signature Tool. It was 1 on 20 tries and after closing the Signature Tool manually bbwp counted that as not signed.


I checked the signing server status from http://isthesigningserverdown.com/ and they are not down. I can sign the hello world app anyway..


So after running the console command I got stuck here:


INFO] Parsing command line options
[INFO] Parsing bbwp.properties
[INFO] Validating application archive
[INFO] Parsing config.xml
[INFO] Populating application source
[INFO] Compiling BlackBerry WebWorks application
[INFO] Starting signing tool
[ERROR] Signing failed


and that's because I manually exit the Signature Tool.


By the way once I waited it to sign for 30 min. nothing happened.

Posts: 151
Registered: ‎02-19-2011
My Device: Bold 9930 and PlayBook

Re: Signature Tool Hangs / Stuck / Freezes / Signing Problem / Signature Tool Don't Sign

Your Java Run Time is 1.6 but what is your Java Development version?  I had a similar problem that was caused by using JDK 1.7.  Once I reverted JDK to 1.6 it worked fine.




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Posts: 34
Registered: ‎07-05-2011
My Device: Various
My Carrier: Generic

Re: Signature Tool Hangs / Stuck / Freezes / Signing Problem / Signature Tool Don't Sign

Forcing Java1.6 worked for me to.