The services directory contain a special separate piece of code that deals with the update service Firefox calls to get updates about installed add-ons (though the
In dev/stage/prod, this would have its own domain, but locally, we re-use the same as
the rest of addons-server, and our nginx configuration answers using the separate
versioncheck wsgi service for all requests with a /update/ prefix as their path. This minimal configuration has autoreload disabled to stay as lean as possible, so to you’ll need to manually restart the web docker service to see changes.
A typical URL to test with would look like this: