.ipa file for use with signing service?

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Sith Ewok
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.ipa file for use with signing service?

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I’m trying to use a signing service (Signulous) with the latest iOS version but it won’t accept the .app file extension. I tried to change it to .ipa but still doesn’t work. Any ideas?
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criezy
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Re: .ipa file for use with signing service?

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There is a .ipa for the latest release on our download page.
If you want to use a daily build, you will need to create the ipa yourself. This is basically a zip package that can be created in the following way:
  1. Create a folder named "Payload".
  2. Move (or copy) the scummvm.app into this folder.
  3. Compress the Payload folder to a zip file.
  4. Rename the Payload.zip file to ".ipa" (for example "scummvm.ipa").
Sith Ewok
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Re: .ipa file for use with signing service?

Post by Sith Ewok »

Thanks for the help. Weird, the ipa file from the downloads page still unzips to .app in iOS files. Gonna try from pc.
Revolutioneve
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Re: .ipa file for use with signing service?

Post by Revolutioneve »

Hello,
i tried to build a .ipa from latest nightly build, but when i try to install (via Ifile) i get the following error:

"Failed to open /var/installd/Library/Caches/com.apple.mobile.installd.staging/temp.N8yeAg/extracted/Payload : No such file or directory.

Am I missing something?
Khodeus
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Re: .ipa file for use with signing service?

Post by Khodeus »

Aye!
I've follow the instructions to "build" an .ipa from the latest daily build but when i try to install it with the Altstore app it says "The app is invalid."

I'm on IpadOS 15.3 and i am able to install the 2.5.1 official with this method, but sadly it lacks of filters support, and i know that in the daily builds is there.
Am i missing smt?
Last edited by Khodeus on Sat Apr 23, 2022 7:42 pm, edited 1 time in total.
eyebrush
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Re: .ipa file for use with signing service?

Post by eyebrush »

I don't know about AltStore but following the steps from the second post I managed to successfully install a working daily build with appinst/AppSync on a jailbroken iPad A10.
Khodeus
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Re: .ipa file for use with signing service?

Post by Khodeus »

Yep, on jailbroken device there's no need to Altstore, unf my ios version does not allow JB :/
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Re: .ipa file for use with signing service?

Post by eyebrush »

You might give Sideloadly and/or zsign a try.
Khodeus wrote: Sat Apr 23, 2022 7:43 pm Yep, on jailbroken device there's no need to Altstore, unf my ios version does not allow JB :/
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