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automatic update cs extensions

May 29, 2012 2:30 AM

hi,

 

I'm trying to build in a automatic updater for my cs extension as described in this Adobe pdf,

but it's not working yet.

 

Let me describe my steps so far:

I have my extension - version 1.0 - installed in the host (Illustrator and Premiere)

With this zxp I have an mxi installed with an update tag:

<update>http://www.server.com/bla/update.xml</update>

and the version set to 1.0:

<macromedia-extension name="com.example.bla" requires-restart="true" version="1.0">

 

I also have set the version number in the manifest.xml here:

<ExtensionList>

        <Extension Id="com.example.pond5eb.extension1" Version="1.0"/>

</ExtensionList>

 

 

Then I change smt in the extension (maybe not even necessary?), change the manifest version to 1.1, build it  and upload it to my server,

and I create an update.xml with the zxp path and the new version number, which I also upload to my server:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>

<ExtensionUpdateInformation>

    <version>1.1</version>

    <download>http://www.server.com/bla/zxp/bla.zxp</download>

    <description>

        <![CDATA[All bugs are fixed!<br>Everything works!]]>

    </description>

</ExtensionUpdateInformation>

 

I also change the version in this mxi:

<macromedia-extension name="com.example.bla" requires-restart="true" version="1.1">

 

But nothing happens when  I restart the host and open the extension panel. That's the moment

the user should get the update message, right?

 

Any help is highly appreciated,

thanks,

Jeff.

 
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  • Currently Being Moderated
    May 29, 2012 3:31 AM   in reply to JeffWinder

    No. It does work in CS5 and later.

     

    Are you sure you don't have network issues?

     

    Harbs

     
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