[Project_owners] Porting extension to Deer Park
axel at pike.org
Fri Aug 12 12:03:15 EDT 2005
> Brian King wrote:
>> Sudhakar Chandra wrote:
>>> Where can I find documentation on how to make my extension run in
>>> Deer Park?
>> Note the deprecated property reference in install.rdf at:
>> In short, if you want your extension to work only in 1.5 (Deer Park
>> and above), you can get rid of those entries in install.rdf and you
>> also no longer need any contents.rdf files (*disclaimer, I'm not 100%
>> sure about contents.rdf).
> The way I understand it is that you _do_ need contents.rdf in your
> /contents /locale /skin (top level) directories. The current state of
> xpi installs seems to be a real mess, you need to have a mix of old and
> new if you want your extension to work across mozilla(suite, ff-1.0.x,
> deerpark) distro's. There used to be one well defined method. Now there
> are two. The new simpler method requires much more work and seems to
> much more complicated.
That's wrong. For deer park, you just need a chrome.manifest for the
chrome resolution stuff, and an install.rdf for the installation of the
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