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    startSoftwareUpdate

    Summary

    Triggers the downloading and installation of the software at the specified URL.

    Method of

    InstallTrigger object

    Syntax

    Boolean startSoftwareUpdate ( String url);
    

    Parameters

    The startSoftwareUpdate method has the following parameter:

    url
    A uniform resource locator specifying the location of the XPI file containing the software.

    Returns

    True.

    Description

    The startSoftwareUpdate method triggers a software download and install from the specified URL. This method has been largely superseded by newer install method, which is more flexible and allows you to install more than one XPI. Note also that XPIs installed with this method must have their own install.js files in which the full installation is defined.

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