Labs/Jetpack/Release Notes/1.0b2

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Add-on SDK is a software development kit that provides a set of tools and APIs for building, testing, and packaging Firefox add-ons.

The 1.0b2 release is the second beta release of the SDK. It includes a variety of changes from the previous version of the software, the most notable of which are listed below.


Obtain the SDK in your favorite compression format:

Then unpack the archive, open the addon-sdk-1.0b2/README.txt file, and follow its instructions.

Notable Changes

Known Issues

  • Although the SDK is not compatible with Firefox 3.6, cfx test and cfx run may use Firefox 3.6 by default if you have it installed. To work around the problem, specify the location of the Firefox 4.0 beta binary with the --binary option.
  • A variety of tests are failing intermittently. (bug 606351)

Also see the complete list of known issues and requests for enhancement.

Feedback and Bug Reports

We'd love to hear any feedback you have regarding this release! You can post it to the discussion group or report a bug.