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

Mike Hommey mh at glandium.org
Wed Jul 1 05:33:25 UTC 2009

On Tue, Jun 30, 2009 at 10:32:50PM +0200, Alexander Sack wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 30, 2009 at 08:17:08PM +0200, Mike Hommey wrote:
> > 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.
> OK, so consent is to use "mozilla" location with xul-ext- prefix?

Actually, why a prefix at all ? If all extension packages Provide
something, they can surely be searched with that... All applications
targetted at gnome don't start with gnome- in their package name...


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