Constants added via addTypoScriptConstants() are missing after clearing frontend cache
I received reports about an issue in my extension iconfont after clearing the fontend cache. I was able to reproduce it reliable and I think it is an issue in TYPO3 core.
In my extension I define typoscripts constants in ext_tables.php using ExtensionManagementUtility::addTypoScriptConstants().
When I clear the frontend cache and reload the page with the same browser the constants are still available and everthing works as expected. But if I clear the fontend cache in one browser and reload the page in another browser in which I am not logged in to the TYPO3 backend the constants are missing.
#1 Updated by Morton Jonuschat almost 2 years ago
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- Status changed from New to Rejected
Please see the extension architecture documentation: ext_tables.php is not always included in global scope (in the frontend) - https://docs.typo3.org/typo3cms/CoreApiReference/6.2/ExtensionArchitecture/ConfigurationFiles/
The API documentation for ExtensionManagementUtility::addTypoScriptConstants also states: FOR USE IN ext_localconf.php FILES
Moving the addTypoScriptConstants call to ext_localconf.php or adding the constants using ext_typoscript_constants.txt should solve the issue you have with your extension.
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