Import/Export of CCK (was Re: [development] So, you like CCK?)
mfredrickson at ppmns.org
Mon Jun 12 14:32:34 UTC 2006
> Much like views. It's a good idea. Actually, considering our recent
> discussions about install profiles, exporting this in a format that
> would be compatible with install profiles/installer would be great.
I've spent some time on that:
The difficulty is faking a form submission. All the saving/updating
code is right in the _submit functions, so it is hard for modules to
use CCK programmatically.
I've been debating factoring this out, but it is a large task. I
haven't seen any love on my patch anyways, so I'm wondering if the
effort is worth it, or if I should just wait for Jaza's generalized
import/export API or FAPI 2.0 (which should make faking form
In penitence for my supporting the thread hijaking, I promise to
review the original patch.
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