additional xpi dont install at all



11 years ago
9 years ago


(Reporter: ailmanki, Assigned: mkaply)


Windows XP

Firefox Tracking Flags

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11 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux x86_64; de; rv: Gecko/20080325 Fedora/ Firefox/
Build Identifier: CCK Wizard 1.1;;;Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv: Gecko/20080404 (CK-test01) Firefox/

I tried to make a package with fireftp and password exporter.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.install Mozilla Firefox
2. install CCK
3. try to make any package with a xpi
Actual Results:  
All settings do work, as it seems; except the additional plugins are not available.

Expected Results:  
The additional XPI should be installed, as if I install them manually.

I have used the zip.exe from 
It seems everything works fine, only the XPI's are not taken over..

I checked the xpi file, and the included xpi are there, also the config file contains the infos.. Sofar the xpi should work...

Comment 1

10 years ago
I can confirm this.  I'm not using an external zip tool, however that shouldn't be required with FF 3.5, right?
I generated an XPI with CCK and some additional extensions.  I can successfully install the bundle with the Add-On manager, however -install-global-extension will not work.  The install.rdf and individual XPIs are extracted to %ProgramFiles%\Mizilla Firefox\extensions\ and that's it.  Neither the CCK package nor my additional extensions are installed :-(

Comment 2

10 years ago
Did you try dragging and dropping the XPI to the browser to see if that works? I'm wondering if -install-global-extension doesn't support multiple XPIs?

I think I'm going to update the CCK so that it doesn't use this mechanism for packaging multiple XPIs, but bundles them directly.

Comment 3

10 years ago
Yes, drag and drop works.

Comment 4

10 years ago
So it definitely appears install-global-extension doesn't work with XPI bundles.

I have an entirely different idea on how to handle this that I'll try to get implemented.

Comment 5

9 years ago
I've reworked how XPIs are installed for the new version.

This concept should work better.

However, install-global-extension was removed, so this won't work anyway:
Last Resolved: 9 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
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