[Project_owners] some notes about file management

alta88[nntp] alta88 at gmail.com
Tue Jun 3 11:37:43 PDT 2008




---On 2008.Jun.03 01:42 PM, Onno Ekker wrote:
> alta88[nntp] wrote:
>>
>> ---On 2008.Jun.03 09:57 AM, Douglas E. Warner wrote:
>>  
>>> On Tuesday 03 June 2008 09:49:45 alta88[nntp] wrote:
>>>    
>>>> i'm still not clear. �when Fx ckecks the update.rdf from
>>>> mozdev, can it update-in-place the min/max versions if they
>>>> change, like for AMO extensions?
>>>>       
>>> Mozdev can't currently do this, no.
>>>
>>> -Doug
>>>
>>>     
>>
>> yes that i know.  can it be enhanced to do so is my question/request!  
>> or is this feature AMO-possible only?
>>   
> 
> What's the added value to do this for mozdev? Mozdev doesn't have a 
> sandbox, so it is almost just as fast to update your extension's 
> install.rdf/update.rdf and upload it as it is to change the max version 
> on the server?
> 
> Onno

what Doug said, plus the bandwidth saving of not unnecessarily 
re-downloading the entire extension.  you turn out the lights 
when you leave the room, right?


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