Opened on 11/29/2016 at 01:40:44 PM

Closed on 12/03/2016 at 09:22:31 PM

#4670 closed change (fixed)

Add a new build type for Gecko-based WebExtensions

Reported by: trev Assignee: trev
Priority: P2 Milestone:
Module: Automation Keywords:
Cc: kzar, sebastian Blocked By:
Blocking: Platform: Unknown / Cross platform
Ready: yes Confidential: no
Tester: Unknown Verified working: no
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We will need to create WebExtensions builds of the adblockpluschrome repository that can be installed in Firefox. The build content is considerably different from our current gecko build type (e.g. manifest.json instead of install.rdf).

What to change

Create a new build type gecko-webext (it should be renamed to gecko once we stop building classic Gecko extensions). Given that the build is essentially an unsigned Chrome build with .xpi file extension it makes little sense creating a new packager module for it, rather extending the existing

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comment:1 Changed on 11/29/2016 at 01:52:16 PM by trev

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comment:2 Changed on 11/30/2016 at 10:22:48 AM by trev

  • Component changed from Unknown to Build-and-Release-Tools

comment:3 Changed on 12/01/2016 at 04:15:19 PM by sebastian

  • Priority changed from Unknown to P2
  • Ready set

comment:4 Changed on 12/03/2016 at 09:18:10 PM by abpbot

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Issue 4670 - Add a new build type for Gecko-based WebExtensions

comment:5 Changed on 12/03/2016 at 09:22:31 PM by trev

  • Resolution set to fixed
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