[development] Joomla

balachandar muruganantham mbchandar at gmail.com
Mon May 22 18:10:48 UTC 2006


On 5/22/06, Gerhard Killesreiter <gerhard at killesreiter.de> wrote:
> 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. :)

i agree with for the later. For the first point, it is difficult to
impose on the end user to do all things.

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