Where did moz-extension:// go?

Mike Lissner mike at free.law
Wed Nov 1 16:37:50 UTC 2017

Thanks! I'll hop on IRC ASAP and maybe we can sort it out. It's surely an
annoying one.

On Tue, Oct 31, 2017 at 5:37 PM Andrew Swan <aswan at mozilla.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Oct 31, 2017 at 3:23 PM, Mike Lissner <mike at free.law> wrote:
>> Does the script disappear when you take some particular action?  (eg, are
>>> you navigating to a new page or anything?)
>> Not that I've been able to tell. It *might* be related to reloading the
>> extension, but I honestly can't tell. So far it's been rather intermittent.
>> The solution is always the same though. Reload the extension manually, then
>> reload the page, and boom, it shows up again. It's making me crazy,
>> FWIW.... :)
> Well its certainly expected that when you reload the extension, the
> content script from the old version of the extension disappears.  If your
> content scripts are based on a fixed pattern in the manifest, then they
> should be re-injected when the new version of the extension is loaded.
> Though if you're editing something in the extension, its possible that the
> new version has some error that causes either the whole extension or your
> content script to fail to load?  In any case, as with any bug, getting to
> more reliable steps for reproduction is really crucial for being able to
> make progress.
>> You're probably not interested, but I'm happy to try to reproduce on a
>> video call or something. I'm in Berkeley, CA, so PST time zone.
> I'm also in Berkeley :-)  We could start in IRC if that works for you, I'm
> usually around during standard PDT working hours.  And others in the
> #webextensions channel can help too.
> https://wiki.mozilla.org/WebExtensions#Communication_and_meetings
> https://wiki.mozilla.org/IRC
> -Andrew
> --
Mike Lissner
Executive Director
Free Law Project
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