[development] Install profiles tutorial for Drupal 4.7, Friday 8AM PST

Boris Mann boris at bryght.com
Fri Jun 9 04:52:24 UTC 2006

On 6/8/06, Angela Byron <drupal-devel at webchick.net> wrote:
> Hello, CivicSpace Labs is pleased to announce the release of a Drupal
> Install Profile System for Drupal 4.7.
> http://civicspacelabs.com/installer-4.7.2.patch
> http://civicspacelabs.com/civicspace-installer.tar.gz
> We are offering a tutorial on how to create install profiles. We hope to
> add a install profile system to core Drupal in the next release.  We are
> supporting an install profile for the CivicSpace distribution based on
> Drupal 4.7.    As an example we will be providing a new grassroots group
> events organizing distribution of Drupal called GoJoinGo.   Angela
> Byron, a.k.a Webchick will be discussing how you can easily create your
> own distribution of Drupal.

This is great to see all the work on .install files we've worked on
together turn into install profiles.

When Backstage (http://backstage.bryght.com) is updated for 4.7, we'll
be making it available as an install profile as well. I know there are
likely others in the works over the next 6 months or so.


Boris Mann
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San Francisco 415-367-3595
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