[Pkg-mozext-maintainers] Draft Mozilla extension packaging policy

Guido Günther agx at sigxcpu.org
Tue Jun 30 19:37:03 BST 2009

On Tue, Jun 30, 2009 at 08:17:08PM +0200, Mike Hommey wrote:
> For the moment, /usr/share/mozilla/extensions/common refers to nothing,
> but whenever it gets implemented, any extension in the directory would
> be considered by any xulrunner application. And depending on the content
> of their respective install.rdf (<em:targetApplication/> sections), they
> would be considered or not.
> I'd say putting the extensions there now would be future-proof and the
> best thing to do IMHO. Then we could put links in
> /usr/share/iceweasel/extensions of
> /usr/share/mozilla/extensions/{app-id}. I'd be more in favour of the
> latter, especially considering the app-id is in install.rdf, and we
> don't need to keep a list of app-id <-> locations mappings.
I'm fine with that too since it basically shift paths around, However
people maintaining non mozilla based XUL apps might find this a bit
mozilla centric.
 -- Guido

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