[webkit-dev] Directory for Safari 3 for Windows plugins that
isn't in Program Files?
vitorio.miliano at gemalto.com
Sat Jul 7 10:13:05 PDT 2007
I'm not sure that makes sense, since IE doesn't support NPAPI plugins.
I know Firefox also checks %APPDATA%\Mozilla\plugins and Safari doesn't
look there, but I'll file a bug as soon as I confirm there aren't any
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Andre-John Mas [mailto:ajmas at sympatico.ca]
> Sent: Saturday, July 07, 2007 11:21 AM
> To: jhaygood at spsu.edu
> Cc: Oliver Hunt; MILIANO Vitorio; webkit-dev at lists.webkit.org
> Subject: Re: [webkit-dev] Directory for Safari 3 for Windows
> plugins that isn't in Program Files?
> It would be interesting to see what the people at Microsoft suggest.
> Even if it is not established now, maybe this is something
> that could be established?
> In ideal Windows world it be nice to see Program Files\Common
> \Internet Plugins or Application Data\Shared\Internet Plugins
> being used, but it would be worth having the guys over at
> Redmond comment on this.
> On 6-Jul-07, at 21:02 , jhaygood at spsu.edu wrote:
> > Unlike on Linux, I don't think there's a "standard" path
> for plugins
> > that's in the user's account folder.. sadly...
> > On 7/6/07, Oliver Hunt <ojh16 at student.canterbury.ac.nz> wrote:
> >> I believe we are scanning everywhere NPAPI (eg. Firefox) plugins
> >> would normally live. If there's a standard path that
> we're missing
> >> we would appreciate a bug being filed on it.
> >> --Oliver
> >> On 6/07/2007, at 4:33 PM, MILIANO Vitorio wrote:
> >> > Hello, the Apple web-dev list suggested I post this
> question here:
> >> >
> >> > I'm an NPAPI plugin author looking for some help on where Safari
> >> 3 for
> >> > Windows likes its plugins.
> >> >
> >> > For Windows users without administrator access, there's
> no way to
> >> > write files into the Program Files directory, so no way
> to install
> >> plugins
> >> > into Program Files\Safari\Plugins.
> >> >
> >> > Is there an alternate directory location available, or will
> >> there be?
> >> > Application Data\Apple Computer\Safari\Plugins, perhaps?
> I haven't
> >> > found a location that's worked.
> >> >
> >> > Thanks,
> >> > Vitorio Miliano
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