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

Daniel Convissor danielc at analysisandsolutions.com
Thu Feb 23 00:58:01 UTC 2006

On Wed, Feb 22, 2006 at 10:34:58AM -0500, Khalid B wrote:
> We discussed it on the mailing list before, and an .ini file will have
> the module name and description.

I like how the modules have everything self contained right now.

> This avoids the need to load all
> module when the admin goes to admin/modules, and overcomes
> the memory issue associated with that.

That can be overcome by having the module list script set memory limit to 
-1.  That simple fix should go in 4.7.

> It also opens the door to putting in things like version number (not
> file version, but release version, date of change, and many other
> meta data, and nifty things).

All of which can be put into some sort of info hook(s).


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