[Project_owners] Re: SeaMonkey and installing C++ components in to the profile/components directory

Neil neil at parkwaycc.co.uk
Fri Sep 16 14:59:27 EDT 2005


Philip Chee wrote:

>Putting a XPCOM into the application/components directory has the disadvantage that things mysteriously fail if you reinstall Seamonkey/Mozilla Suite as these files are deleted.
>
>However if I put the component in the profile/components directory (via the install.js script), the components are not registered.
>
>Is there an extra step I'm missing?
>  
>
No. In order to support profile components and profile switching, 
SeaMonkey would either have to start restarting on a profile switch or 
someone would have to implement the ability to unload components.


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