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some random notes so that i can remember how to do stuff

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+useful pages for help:
+http://developer.mozilla.org/en/docs/Building_an_Extension
+http://kb.mozillazine.org/Setting_up_extension_development_environment
+http://developer.mozilla.org/en/docs/Extensions
+
+download xpidl: http://dietrich.ganx4.com/mozilla/gecko_sdk_osx.tar.gz
+install prereqs (from http://developer.mozilla.org/en/docs/Mac_OS_X_Build_Prerequisites):
+ $ sudo apt-get install orbit orbit-dev glib
+
+compile idl file:
+ ../gecko-sdk/bin/xpidl -m typelib -I ../gecko-sdk/idl/ simple-facebook.idl
+
+
+useful script to start FF using my dev profile alongside a normal copy of FF:
+ari@Ari:platform/client/firefox$ cat `which FirefoxDev.sh`
+ #!/bin/sh
+ set MOZ_NO_REMOTE=1;
+ rm "/Users/ari/Library/Application Support/Firefox/Profiles/949k0h9m.dev/compreg.dat" "/Users/ari/Library/Application Support/Firefox/Profiles/949k0h9m.dev/xpti.dat"
+ /Applications/Firefox2.app/Contents/MacOS/firefox -P dev -console
+

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