runtime.getPackageDirectoryEntry()

Returns a DirectoryEntry object representing the package directory.

This is an asynchronous function that returns a Promise.

Syntax

var gettingEntry = browser.runtime.getPackageDirectoryEntry()

Parameters

None.

Return value

A Promise that will be fulfilled with a DirectoryEntry object representing the package directory.

Browser compatibility

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ChromeEdgeFirefoxOperaFirefox for Android
Basic supportChrome Full support 29Edge No support NoFirefox No support NoOpera Full support 16Firefox Android No support No

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Examples

function gotDirectoryEntry(directoryEntry) {
  console.log(directoryEntry);
}

var gettingEntry = browser.runtime.getPackageDirectoryEntry();
gettingEntry.then(gotDirectoryEntry);

Acknowledgements

This API is based on Chromium's chrome.runtime API. This documentation is derived from runtime.json in the Chromium code.

Microsoft Edge compatibility data is supplied by Microsoft Corporation and is included here under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 United States License.

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