Yes, Adblock Plus is broken in the current Minefield · 2010-07-02 17:04 by Wladimir Palant
I expect lots of reports on this issue so I better publish an explanation before that happens. Yes, starting with Minefield build 20100702 Adblock Plus won’t work any more — neither the stable version nor the development builds. This is due to huge changes in the Gecko platform which were announced a few weeks ago.
These affect lots of extensions, not only Adblock Plus. The solution is relatively easy and I’ve implemented it for the Adblock Plus development builds already. However, these huge changes caused a regression which prevents even these development builds from working. So at the moment I cannot provide a working Adblock Plus version for Minefield build 20100702 and higher — if you cannot live without it you should stay with Minefield build 20100701 for now.
What happens next? I expect bug 576492 to be resolved soon, at this point Adblock Plus development builds will start working again. A little later, once the dust settles, I will release Adblock Plus 1.2.1 to give people a stable version as well that is compatible with Minefield (it will not have any of the changes that already went into the development builds, only a tiny compatibility change).
Update: Bug 576492 is already fixed meaning that the current Adblock Plus development build (1.3a.20100702) should work correctly in the next Minefield nightly.
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