[Project_owners] Firefox crash in xpinstall.dll

Jamie Bliss astronouth7303 at gmail.com
Tue Aug 16 12:24:34 EDT 2005


On 8/16/05, Ludwig Hunecke <lh at northern-tribes.de> wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> after I created a reference to Components.interfaces.nsIXPInstallManager
> via:
> 
> xpInstallManager =
> Components.classes["@mozilla.org/xpinstall/install-manager;1"]
> 
> .createInstance(Components.interfaces.nsIXPInstallManager);
> 
> the whole Firefox process crashes in the xpinstall.dll if the extensions
> that created this reference is updated.
> 
> I need the install manager within my project MultExI
> (http://multexi.mozdev.org). Does anybody know a workaround or has faced
> the same problem?

It's probably a service, so you wouldn't create an instance of it.
However, I can't confirm it, since it seems to not be on
xulplanet.com. The IDL for it is at
<http://lxr.mozilla.org/mozilla/source/xpinstall/public/nsIXPInstallManager.idl>.

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