[drupal-devel] [feature] New permission: access forums

moshe weitzman drupal-devel at drupal.org
Fri Apr 1 16:19:48 UTC 2005

Issue status update for http://drupal.org/node/19823

 Project:      Drupal
 Version:      cvs
 Component:    forum.module
 Category:     feature requests
 Priority:     normal
 Assigned to:  willmoy
 Reported by:  willmoy
 Updated by:   moshe weitzman
-Status:       patch
+Status:       won't fix

this won't hide forum posts from the home page, etc. if you want this
type of access control, you have to implement a node access module. see
the node permission API.

moshe weitzman

Previous comments:

April 1, 2005 - 10:59 : willmoy

Attachment: http://drupal.org/files/issues/access-forums.patch (1.17 KB)

This simple patch (basically s/access content/access forums/g) makes it
possible to restrict view access to forums.
This is useful e.g. for sites that want anonymous users to be able to
see pages etc. but want people to have to log in before reading the
I don't have a HEAD install anywhere, but the equivalent changes on my
4.5 installation are working just fine.

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