[development] 4.8/5.0: Modules, the install system, and directories

Adrian Rossouw adrian at bryght.com
Wed Feb 22 19:43:30 UTC 2006

On 22 Feb 2006, at 9:40 PM, Morbus Iff wrote:

> Timestamps are useless, because they won't match up with the  
> timestamps of the actual source file (consider extract on  
> localhost, upload via FTP toward remote host - timestamps are  
> changed). And checksums would seem to only ever be used to validate  
> upgrades, which seems to duplicate the schema_version in the system  
> table.

Knowing that a file has been modified since it was initially  
installed can be very useful information. For changes that are made  
to the files without the install system.

Adrian Rossouw
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