Find a nicer way to add exceptions from mandatory signing for our Tor Browser add-ons
The current approach is 415f520f,
where we unpack and patch the relevant files in the
We should upstream this to Tor Browser somehow so we don’t have to carry
A discussion about this has slowly been started a while back here: https://lists.torproject.org/pipermail/tbb-dev/2017-April/000515.html
It would be good to fix this before Tor Browser drops their current hack and signs their extensions: https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/26553. Otherwise we’ll have to make our hack even worse: instead of “merely” adding an add-on to the whitelist we would have to carry the entire whitelist code as part of our delta.
Regarding timing, Georg told us it “will be 9.0 material if at all”. Tor Browser 9.0 Firefox 68 Oct 2019.