XPInstall: refreshPlugins not working in install.js



14 years ago
3 years ago


(Reporter: bugzilla, Unassigned)


Windows 2000

Firefox Tracking Flags

(Not tracked)




14 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.7.8) Gecko/20050511 Firefox/1.0.4
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.7.8) Gecko/20050511 Firefox/1.0.4


I'm trying to install a plugin in firefox. This plugin is unknown to the plugin
finder service.

The problem is, that calling refreshPlugins(true) in install.js doesn't work in
Firefox 1.0.4, but in Mozilla 1.7. The plugin is not redrawn. You need to reload
the page manually. And after reloading the page manually, the yellow information
bar is still shown and tells that there are additional plugins required.

code fom install.js:

errorCode = performInstall();
if (errorCode == SUCCESS) {

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:

Actual Results:  
The plugin is not shown after installing. You have to reload the page manually,
but there's no hint to do so.

Expected Results:  
refreshPlugin(true) should reload the page automatically after installing the


14 years ago
Component: Plugin Finder Service → Extension/Theme Manager
Summary: XPInstall: refreshPlugins not working in install.js → XPInstall: refreshPlugins not working in install.js
Do you also have an install.rdf? If so, the install.js will not be read.

Comment 2

14 years ago
(In reply to comment #1)
> Do you also have an install.rdf? If so, the install.js will not be read.

No, I don't. I have only an install.js.
Component: Extension/Theme Manager → Installer: XPInstall Engine
Product: Firefox → Core
Version: unspecified → Trunk
This also affects seamonkey trunk.
Assignee: nobody → xpi-engine
QA Contact: plugin.finder
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Last Resolved: 13 years ago
Resolution: --- → EXPIRED
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