[Project_owners] Re: Porting extension from Mozilla to Firefox

Justin Wood jw6057 at bacon.qcc.mass.edu
Sat Aug 21 08:06:51 EDT 2004


Christopher Ottley wrote:

> Ah, well then, when you create a Firefox (0.9+) XPI that uses the rdf 
> extension manager, everything is placed in an extension directory in 
> the user's profile. So your extension's chrome folder is located at 
> .../XXXX.slt/extensions/{ca8c901f-4605-4b5c-8c15-8d11f6bf875b}/chrome 
> if your extension's uuid is ca8c901f-4605-4b5c-8c15-8d11f6bf875b. The 
> jar file is all that's in there so your extension could use the folder 
> I mentioned as a base, create a sub folder and store the downloaded 
> feed content in there.
>
> Regards,
> Chris.
>
> Sudhakar Chandra wrote:
>
>> My extension itself gets installed only under the user's profile and 
>> not to the application chrome folder.  So the place where the cache 
>> of the feeds get kept (in Mozilla) is also be under the user's 
>> profile.  I am sorry.  I should have mentioned that previously.  When 
>> I was talking about chrome/habarixenu, I was referring to 
>> .../XXXX.slt/chrome/habarixenu
>>
>> Thaths
>
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I just noticed in bonsai that Ben comited (recently) change(s) to allow 
non-jarred extension format...not sure what the syntax is to work with 
it though.

~Justin Wood



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