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< Extension Installer | TriggersRevision as of 23:50, 24 September 2008 by Pasamio
The onAfterExtensionUpdate trigger occurs after the update of an extension. It has a two parameters:
A copy of the installer instance that was used. This it to get access to any error messages that might have occured.
The extension ID of the installed extension. The extension ID may be either a valid numeric value (positive integer), a zero value (when the extension doesn't have a corresponding entry in the extensions table but it is valid; a combined 1.5 language pack behaves this way) or false if the installation failed.