[Project_owners] path from FF 1.0+ to 1.5

Brian King brian at mozdev.org
Sat Nov 5 19:00:49 EST 2005


Jürgen R. Plasser wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> I haven't been very active in regard to my Firefox extensions lately, 
> but with the aproach of Firefox 1.5 I must prepare them for this new 
> version.
> 
> Is there any step-by-step how-to to accomplish that task? The install 
> process is broken, my extension doesn't install on 1.5RC1 with the 
> following error: "No chrome package registered for ...". What has been 
> changed in 1.5RC1 with the chrome registering?
> 
> Since I am not up-to-date with Firefox and xul development at all, maybe 
> one of you has simply done the job and can help me (by giving me a short 
> description or any helpful web resources)?
> 
> I have found 
> http://developer.mozilla.org/en/docs/XUL_Changes_for_Firefox_1.5, but it 
> did not help me (though it's very interesting to see what's new).

The first thing you should do is add a chrome.manifest to your 
extension. You may need to tweak your install.rdf too.

Read this doc:
http://developer.mozilla.org/en/docs/Building_an_Extension

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Brian King
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