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“The update is improperly signed” appears instead of “download failed” #294

thblt opened this Issue Sep 15, 2013 · 0 comments

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thblt commented Sep 15, 2013

Notice: This happened when updating from VLC 2.0.7 to the latest version, using Sparkle. I have been able to reproduce it with VLC, but not to test with any other software (everything else is up-to-date)

If download fails because of (eg) a network problem, but the computer is still connected to the (here, Wifi) network, Sparkle, instead of reporting that the download hasn't been completed, fails with a message warning about digital signature (“The update is improperly signed”). If the wifi gets manually disconnected, a proper message appears, warning there was a problem with the download.

OSX Lion 10.7.5

Btw, this message isn't translated to French. It should be : “La signature numérique de la mise à jour est incorrecte”


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