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Method name Description
install Custom install method Note: This behaves badly due to hacks made in the middle of 1.5.x to add the ability to install multiple distinct packs in one install. The preferred method is to use a package to install multiple language packs.
update Custom update method
uninstall Custom uninstall method
discover Custom discover method Finds language files
discover_install Custom discover install method Basically updates the manifest cache and leaves everything alone


jimport( 'joomla.installer.adapters.language' );


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