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Edge - Bitcoin & Crypto Wallet

Latest release: 3.1.0 ( 14th January 2023 ) 🔍 Last analysed 2nd November 2022 . Failed to build from source provided!
3.7 ★★★★★
3880 ratings
500 thousand
1st March 2018

We encountered a build error while compiling from source code!

As part of our Methodology, we ask:

Can the product be built from the source provided?

If the answer is "no", we mark it as "Failed to build from source provided!".

Published code doesn’t help much if the app fails to compile.

We try to compile the published source code using the published build instructions into a binary. If that fails, we might try to work around issues but if we consistently fail to build the app, we give it this verdict and open an issue in the issue tracker of the provider to hopefully verify their app later.

The product cannot be independently verified. If the provider puts your funds at risk on purpose or by accident, you will probably not know about the issue before people start losing money. If the provider is more criminally inclined he might have collected all the backups of all the wallets, ready to be emptied at the press of a button. The product might have a formidable track record but out of distress or change in management turns out to be evil from some point on, with nobody outside ever knowing before it is too late.

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The Analysis 

Their latest version on Play Store is 2.25.0. The last version we checked did not match the code. Let’s see how it goes now …

Using Emanuel’s Container file updated to 2.25.0:

...
+ cp /home/appuser/app/edgeUpstreamAPK/res/raw/env.json ./env.json
cp: can't stat '/home/appuser/app/edgeUpstreamAPK/res/raw/env.json': No such file or directory
Error: error building at STEP "RUN set -ex;     cd edge-react-gui;     git checkout v2.25.0;     yarnpkg install --frozen-lockfile --ignore-optional --ignore-scripts;     yarnpkg prepare;     cp /home/appuser/app/edgeUpstreamAPK/res/raw/env.json ./env.json;     cd android;     ./gradlew assembleRelease": error while running runtime: exit status 1

ran into an error. The env.json configuration file that Emanuel had extracted from the binary we are trying to test is not in the binary anymore.

After removing that part of the container file, it fails to build from source:

$ podman build --rm -t edge_build_apk -f scripts/test/container/co.edgesecure.app
...
> Task :bugsnag_react-native:compileReleaseKotlin
w: /home/appuser/app/edge/edge-react-gui/node_modules/@bugsnag/react-native/android/src/main/java/com/bugsnag/android/BugsnagReactNative.kt: (204, 48): Elvis operator (?:) always returns the left operand of non-nullable type ReadableMap

> Task :bugsnag_react-native:javaPreCompileRelease
> Task :disklet:generateReleaseBuildConfig

> Task :bugsnag_react-native:compileReleaseJavaWithJavac FAILED
/home/appuser/app/edge/edge-react-gui/node_modules/@bugsnag/react-native/android/src/main/java/com/bugsnag/android/BugsnagPackage.java:1: error: cannot access com.bugsnag.android
package com.bugsnag.android;
^
  /home/appuser/.gradle/caches/transforms-3/db229a6e5f4fe0ba69c000c5a66ca523/transformed/swiperefreshlayout-1.0.0-api.jar: No file descriptors available
/home/appuser/app/edge/edge-react-gui/node_modules/@bugsnag/react-native/android/build/generated/source/buildConfig/release/com/bugsnag/reactnative/BuildConfig.java:4: error: cannot access com.bugsnag.reactnative
package com.bugsnag.reactnative;
^
  /home/appuser/.gradle/caches/transforms-3/db229a6e5f4fe0ba69c000c5a66ca523/transformed/swiperefreshlayout-1.0.0-api.jar: No file descriptors available
2 errors

FAILURE: Build failed with an exception.
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This release is not verifiable.

(lw, em)