[Project_owners] Mozdev generated secure update.rdf files available (beta)

John Marshall johnm555 at gmail.com
Mon May 5 14:30:28 PDT 2008


The https update.rdf is very helpful. Much more convenient than dealing with
McCoy every release. Thanks.
Now if only I didn't need to make versions for Mozdev and AMO. One with the
update.rdf link and one without.
I wish amo would just remove the update.rdf link without complaining, but I
know that's not your problem.

On Mon, May 5, 2008 at 5:15 PM, Douglas E. Warner <silfreed at silfreed.net>
wrote:

> The secure update feature is ready for POs to use and test.
>
> Full documentation is available in the download release docs [1]
>
> The update.rdf files are generated when a file is released.  POs have the
> option when they release files of adding the updateInfo URL as well (new
> feature for Firefox 3).  For secure updates to work with Firefox 3 you
> also
> need to make sure you verify the file hash.
>
> To utilize Mozdev's generated update.rdf you will need to modify your
> install.rdf file to point at the new update.rdf URL.  The link can be
> found
> inside the file management tool as well in each extension's header marked
> by
> a "[u]".
>
> I'm still looking to create a tool that will allow POs to upload an
> install.rdf and receive a link to the update.rdf for new extensions, but
> the
> format is fairly simple:
> https://www.mozdev.org/p/PROJECT/GUID/update.rdf
>
> Feel free to direct any questions my way or add them to the bug [2].
>
> -Doug
>
> [1] http://www.mozdev.org/drupal/wiki/MozdevDownloadReleases
> [2] https://www.mozdev.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=18526
>
> --
> Douglas E. Warner    <silfreed at silfreed.net>    Site Developer
> Mozdev.org           http://www.mozdev.org
>
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