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Firefox add-on signing using web-ext takes more than 5 minutes!

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I am using web-ext to get my extension signed from firefox. Recently, I have noticed that the time it takes to get it signed has increased drastically.

My gradle task is defined as:


task signFirefoxExtension(dependsOn: ['webExtension', 'npmInstall']) {

   doLast {
       exec {
           // retrieve the node bin path to set the PATH environment
           String nodeBin = file("${project.projectDir}/node").list()[0]
           environment("PATH", "${project.projectDir}/node/$nodeBin/bin:\$PATH")
           commandLine "mkdir", "-p", "$buildDir/browser-extension/firefox/extensions"
           commandLine "${project.projectDir}/node_modules/.bin/web-ext", "sign",
                       "-s", "$buildDir/tmp/webext",
                       "-a", "$buildDir/tmp/webext",
                       "--verbose",
                       "--timeout=300000",
                       "--channel", "unlisted",
                       "--api-key=<KEY>",
                       "--api-secret=<SECRET>"
           standardOutput = new FileOutputStream("${buildDir}/tmp/web-ext.out");
       }
   }

}

I have configured 5 min for the signing timeout but I am seeing frequent timeouts.

Are there others out there facing the same problem? Is there anything that can be done to make this signing faster?

Modified by Vaibhav Tripathi

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Hello Vaibhav Tripathi,

Would you please take a look at this thread :

https://github.com/mozilla/web-ext/issues/1773

Maybe you could start a new issue ?

Or maybe here :

https://discourse.mozilla.org/t/web-ext-sign-command-is-timing-out/49670

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Hello Vaibhav Tripathi,

Would you please take a look at this thread :

https://github.com/mozilla/web-ext/issues/1773

Maybe you could start a new issue ?

Or maybe here :

https://discourse.mozilla.org/t/web-ext-sign-command-is-timing-out/49670

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Awesome! Thanks McCoy, it looks like it is an issue with web-ext and not with how Mozilla signs add-ons.

Thanks a lot for the pointers. Cheers!

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I'm glad I could help  !

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