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Re: uBlock Origin Updater

Post by Pallid Planetoid » 2017-10-09, 15:00

JustOff wrote:
Pale Moon Rising wrote:DEBUG Found an update entry for uBlock0@raymondhill.net version 1.13.8
I'm sorry, but could you please verify that uB0 Updater isn't disabled?
Oh my, there's the confusion --- I have been and am now using the PM Add-on page "Check for updates" function (which as I've said has worked up until this last v1.14.12 release) which is what I meant by saying
.... I did a "manual check" in the PM Add-ons page (top-right of page) as I did last time to get previous update
.... (so I'm not speaking of your uB0 Updater extension) I've already gone ahead and used the github site to update to v1.14.12: https://github.com/gorhill/uBlock/releases so all is well with uBo for me now.....

Sorry for the confusion... this is what I also mean in a prior (initial) post:
Pale Moon Rising wrote:I used the "Check for Updates" in the PM add-ons page and uBock Origin (as well as other add-ons) updated successfully just using this method.
which is what I thought was meant by a post ~44 minutes subsequent to my initial post above:
Nigaikaze wrote:Yep, just worked for me. Did a "Check for Updates" just now and it updated 1.14.10 to 1.14.12.
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Re: uBlock Origin Updater

Post by Pallid Planetoid » 2017-10-09, 15:27

^ Follow-up: so is the "Check for updates" in the PM Add-ons page not expected to be a reliable method to update in the case of uBo?
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And what I've mentioned as "odd" is that this method worked to update before i.e. to uBo v1.14.10 that I did recently... :?
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Re: uBlock Origin Updater

Post by f-117 » 2017-10-09, 15:30

The latest release is 1.14.14.

https://github.com/gorhill/uBlock/releases

The Ublock Origin Updater 1.1.1 https://addons.palemoon.org/addon/ublock0-updater/ should download/install this version today. (Right JustOff?) UoU installed this version when I updated.

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Re: uBlock Origin Updater

Post by JustOff » 2017-10-09, 15:43

Pale Moon Rising wrote:^ Follow-up: so is the "Check for updates" in the PM Add-ons page not expected to be a reliable method to update in the case of uBo?
All update methods are reliable, provided that the uB0 Updater is installed and enabled.

PS: It seems I'm quite lost among your long multi-colored comments and citation :coffee:
f-117 wrote:The Ublock Origin Updater 1.1.1 should download/install this version today. (Right JustOff?)
Absolutely. However uB0 Updater 1.1.0 is enough for Pale Moon at the moment.
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Re: uBlock Origin Updater

Post by jollyD » 2017-10-10, 08:11

@devs Could you also add support for "uMatrix" with both Stable/Beta option, thanks! :thumbup:

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Re: uBlock Origin Updater

Post by adesh » 2017-10-10, 09:05

JustOff, if you plan to do it, just add support for HEAD version too along with it.

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Re: uBlock Origin Updater

Post by JustOff » 2017-10-10, 15:17

Ok, I'll take care of uMatrix updates as well.
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Re: uBlock Origin & uMatrix Updater

Post by JustOff » 2017-10-11, 12:47

uMatrix support has been added to uBlock Origin & uMatrix Updater 1.2.0.
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Re: uBlock Origin Updater

Post by lightning slinger » 2017-10-11, 17:14

@JustOff Thank you for that!
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Re: uBlock Origin Updater

Post by dark_moon » 2017-10-12, 19:17

Thanks for adding uMatrix! Works perfect

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Re: uBlock Origin Updater

Post by gracious1 » 2017-10-13, 08:27

And thanks for including a preference to *not* update uMatrix. ;)
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Re: uBlock Origin Updater

Post by JustOff » 2017-11-20, 23:08

JFYI: Support for legacy (non-WebExtension) version of uMatrix has been dropped, so 1.1.4 was the last one compatible with Pale Moon. I'm really doubt this will be reconsidered, thus it's going to be removed from the Updater as well.
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Re: uBlock Origin Updater

Post by coffeebreak » 2017-11-21, 02:22

Off-topic:
JustOff wrote:JFYI: Support for legacy (non-WebExtension) version of uMatrix has been dropped, so 1.1.4 was the last one compatible with Pale Moon.

I'm very sorry to learn of this. Maybe not entirely surprised, but no less sad for that. I hope it stops with uMatrix.

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Re: uBlock Origin Updater

Post by JustOff » 2017-11-21, 12:43

Off-topic:
coffeebreak wrote:I'm very sorry to learn of this. Maybe not entirely surprised, but no less sad for that. I hope it stops with uMatrix.
I also really hope so.
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Re: uBlock Origin Updater

Post by nicolaasjan » 2017-11-21, 19:27

Off-topic:
I was able to build the legacy version of uMatrix 1.1.6 on my Linux system from the tar.gz source file just by adding back the deleted line

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 - BROWSER=firefox EXT=xpi
in the file .travis.yml
Installation went fine; Pale Moon support is still in the install.rdf file...
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So maybe you can ask Gorhill if you may host this fork on the Pale Moon addon repository?
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Re: uBlock Origin Updater

Post by JustOff » 2017-11-21, 19:35

nicolaasjan, it' kind a offtopic here, and please hide the image under cut. Thank you.
Off-topic:
nicolaasjan wrote:I was able to build the legacy version of uMatrix 1.1.6
Why not to start a fork then? :coffee:
So maybe you can ask Gorhill if you may host this fork on the Pale Moon addon repository?
The answer was already given:
gorhill wrote:As stated numerous time, I don't have the time.

Volunteer developers who are on GitHub have a real life outside GitHub. I wish our choice as developer to decline requests for our own reasons was respected, not argued.
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Re: uBlock Origin Updater

Post by nicolaasjan » 2017-11-21, 19:47

Off-topic:
@JustOff,
I am very sorry :oops:
I only tried to help...
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Re: uBlock Origin Updater

Post by JustOff » 2017-11-21, 19:49

Off-topic:
nicolaasjan wrote:@JustOff,
I am very sorry :oops:
I only tried to help...
I understand, but it seems there is a better place for this discussion.
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Re: uBlock Origin Updater

Post by JustOff » 2018-04-02, 11:55

:!: Please pay attention that today Raymond Hill announced that he plans to drop support for Firefox/legacy version of uBlock once Firefox 60 ESR is released on May 7.

Obviously this also means the end of uBlock Origin Updater :coffee:
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Re: uBlock Origin Updater

Post by New Tobin Paradigm » 2018-04-02, 12:54

For THREE years now I been telling people not to rely on uBlock and Gorhill and this is why.. I tried giving him and his users the benefit of the doubt.. Tried to rationalize my previous criticism away to improve the situation even swallowed my pride to think of the bigger picture.. Even tried ignoring it.. uBlock was NEVER designed for Pale Moon nor has he EVER made a SOLID commitment to Pale Moon support. Yes, he accepted a patch from the pre-origin fork off point that added Toolkit widget support .. FOR SEAMONKEY.. Yes he added an install.rdf entry.. and yes even ONCE and ONLY once did he fix an issue specifically for Pale Moon..

However, even given that he has remained in a position that has only been ONE step away from the good folks at Adblock Plus with regards of supporting us. Maybe next time you will listen to me..

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