On Mon, 2007-12-03 at 17:09 +0100, Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:
On 03.12.2007 16:03, Colin Walters wrote:
> The reason I created it is because it isn't actually as trivial as just
> changing everything to XulRunner and updating the Firefox package - we
> do ship Firefox extensions (at least in Mugshot, perhaps elsewhere)
I don't think we ship any besides Mugshot --
drago01 pointed out Beagle. As an aside, we need a
Which brings me to my question: Does anyone know if Firefox 3 makes
easier to package extensions (that was planed iirc)? Should we prepare
guidelines for packaging extensions?
I don't think there were any changes to the extension mechanism
specifically for this (I could be wrong though), but if we do work on
this would make a lot of sense to design the system in the context of
Realistically the Firefox binary has to be aware of the distinction
between system managed and per-user extensions. I don't think it is
right now, because at least currently it seems that Firefox tries to
find updates to all the localization packages we install, which is wrong
because they're managed by the system. (Incidentally this also seems to
be part of the reason Firefox is so slow to start the first time).
There would need to be UI changes in the addon manager to mark which are
system managed vs not, etc.