[development] What would be more useful for install/etc

Neil Drumm drumm at delocalizedham.com
Wed Feb 22 18:40:37 UTC 2006

Bèr Kessels wrote:
> Op woensdag 22 februari 2006 18:49, schreef Neil Drumm:
>>-Error avoidance. Module install and updates will happily go ahead and
>>try to do things which are access denied and then think they are done.
>>We need to check for access before doing these. One for each
>>combinataion of alter/create and mysql/postgres to get started.
> - Duplication avoidance: we have no way to avoid folks from rerunning the 
> upgrade if the previous one failed, other thens some words to "not run the 
> upgrade twice"

After each update the schema version in the system table is updated as 
well. So if the update selection page is regenerated after a half-update 
it will be okay. Maybe not perfect, since the browser may cache the 
previous form values if you use the back button, but certainly improved 
in 4.7.

> - split of JoeSchmoe stuff and real stuff (sorry :). Upgrading joeschmoe.com 
> is easy. It was done rather well, even in PHPnuke.
> Upgrading Bryght or web-log.nl[1] is a biatch, if not plain impossble w/o a 
> lot of custom code.

It didn't happen in 4.6 so we can go without it for 4.7. Its not really 
a huge issue until you get into shared tables, where the same table 
would be updated twice by two sites.

Neil Drumm

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