In the latest J!3.4 when installing extension of type 'file' (or may be other types are affected also) there is a difference regarding what is going into
element field of table
Some extracts from
$element = preg_replace('/\.xml/', '', basename($manifestPath));
Looks like filename is going to be stored into
$element = (string) $this->getManifest()->name; $element = str_replace('files_', '', JFilterInput::getInstance()->clean($element, 'cmd'));
Now we have
name tag into
The problem comes when uninstalling such extension. In both cases Joomla is looking for manifest filename into
element field. In the second case it will find name tage here.
Since Joomla documentation is saying:
<name> – raw component name (e.g. com_banners).
there should be no problem, except ugly names in Extension Manager. But some old extensions simply do not work now, as they do not have pure filenames in the
Because we have another example in Joomla Docs:
Put anything into here, name is only shown in extension manager. <name>Kunena Language Pack</name>
So, what to write in the
name tag when creating manifest files?