PSA: Legacy extensions disabled by default on Nightly
mpillard at mozilla.com
Sun Aug 13 12:44:14 UTC 2017
On 13/08/2017 14:20, Kevin Jones wrote:
> Thanks Andrew :-)
> I want to mention that on the AMO site, legacy addons now appear with
> a greyed-out "install" button. This happens when even in Nightly with
> `extensions.legacy.enabled=true`. The pref works and I can run legacy
> extensions, but the AMO site does not allow the user to install
> updates, including fixes for addons broken by removal of deprecated code.
One workaround for this is to set
"extensions.checkCompatibility.nightly" to false in about:config. This
will force nightly to ask AMO to ignore compatibility information when
updating extensions. Do this at your own risk though, ignoring
compatibility usually leads to broken add-ons.
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