Mozilla Extension Packaging Team

Infrastructure

Interacting with the team

Task description

Packaging of extensions for Icedove, Iceweasel, Iceape and Iceowl (aka Thunderbird, Firefox, Seamonkey and Sunbird).

Joining

Simply get involved! The pkg-mozext-maintainers QA page and git repository are good places to start. If you're new to extension packaging send patches to the mailing list or talk to someone on IRC for review. To get commit access request to join the project via Alioth. Packages that need checking or an upload can be listed at the TODO list or on the IRC channel.

Common practices

Packages

Use the following snippet for your sources.list:

deb http://pkg-mozext.alioth.debian.org/packages lenny/i386/
deb http://pkg-mozext.alioth.debian.org/packages lenny/all/
deb-src http://pkg-mozext.alioth.debian.org/packages lenny/source/

deb http://pkg-mozext.alioth.debian.org/packages sid/i386/
deb http://pkg-mozext.alioth.debian.org/packages sid/all/
deb-src http://pkg-mozext.alioth.debian.org/packages sid/source/

To install an extension run

apt-get install <EXTENSION>

If you are member of the group pkg-mozext you can upload with the following dput configuration:

[pkg-mozext]
method = scp
fqdn = alioth.debian.org
incoming = /home/groups/pkg-mozext/htdocs/packages/mini-dinstall/incoming/
post_upload_command = ssh alioth.debian.org /home/groups/pkg-mozext/mini-dinstall.sh