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

Darrel O'Pry dopry at thing.net
Fri Feb 24 18:21:41 UTC 2006

On Wed, 2006-02-22 at 19:58 -0500, Daniel Convissor wrote:
> 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.

I am more concerned about the total amount of memory being used than the
default system limits... We're talking a about web applications with
potentially thousands of concurrent sessions.

> > 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).
> --Dan

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