[development] register the install profile in system table?

Neil Drumm drumm at delocalizedham.com
Wed Aug 23 04:15:37 UTC 2006

Nedjo Rogers wrote:
> We have the ability to include _install functions in install profiles. 
> What about updates? We're currently registering the install profile 
> through variable_set('install_profile'). Should we instead be setting it 
> as a row in the system table? That way we could track its schema version 
> like we do for modules and so invoke e.g. default_update_0() when 
> update.php is run.

What updates would install profiles run? My understanding is that they 
are only for enabling modules and setting configuration on installation.

Neil Drumm

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