[development] Joomla

Gerhard Killesreiter gerhard at killesreiter.de
Mon May 22 17:51:26 UTC 2006

Chris Johnson wrote:
> balachandar muruganantham wrote:
>> one thing i love about the joomla is that the installation of their
>> module is very easy and it works out the box just like the software
>> install with mouse clicks. we need to use that in drupal.
> The only simple, portable way I can think of for having 
> self-installing web software is for the web server to have write 
> access to the filesystem where my pages and code are stored.  And 
> that's a security risk in most hosted environments.
> Is there some other way that I am not aware of which does not have 
> such risks?

There are two:

1) bug the user to make the files writable and afterwards bu him again 
to undo it (the current CS installer does this)

2) store the code inside the database. :)


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