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Extension update server "priority" attribute

When you have multiple update servers, you can set a different priority for each. so you can control the order in which the update servers are checked. If the first one is available, it won't bother ...
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4 votes
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language file naming conventions

Use non-prefixed filenames in J4 (3.10 also supports this). Nothing is stripping the prefix, some core manifest files just haven't been updated.
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3 votes
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Install Joomla component without manifest file

On my opinion you should create the package to install that component, it's quite easy to do. Create a folder named as your component (com_name) with 2 folders and the manifest inside: admin : all ...
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2 votes

How to add a CLI file to the /CLI directory as part of a component install

Use file manifest to install files not belonging to any extension: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <extension version="3.9" type="file" method="upgrade"> <name>...
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2 votes

Library manifest delete folder

No, there is no sensible way around this. Currently, libraries are completely uninstalled when updating. It doesn't really make much sense (this doesn't happen with other extension) and should ...
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2 votes
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Including extension configuration for a library

No (as far as I know), but you can register your lib through a plugin and plugins can have config manifests: https://docs.joomla.org/Using_own_library_in_your_extensions I would just load the lib ...
2 votes

How to enable or disable plugins from manifest file?

In order for this to work properly you would use enable="true" to enable the plugin and disable="true" to disable the plugin.
1 vote

How to add a CLI file to the /CLI directory as part of a component install

In the end I went with the script method I'd suggested in my question. Id did this because it meant that I could keep the cli file within the component, add it to the correct location when the ...
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1 vote
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Update Server for extension type="file"

Well, sorry to ask, but finally got it working like this <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <updates> <update> <name>Extension Name</name> <...
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1 vote
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How to force an administration field be filled-in or plugin won't be enabled?

First in your xml you can set required=true for the field you want to force as required. <field name="myfield" type="text" class="inputbox" description="Please type your something"...
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