[development] RFC: letting modules phone home to check for new releases
corey.bordelon at gmail.com
Mon Nov 20 14:59:54 UTC 2006
It looks like with the suggestions for XML-RPC calls would allow the
modulecheck to be run with the cron hook. That way, everytime an admin looks
at their modules page, it wouldn't be a call to drupal.org, like an iframe
would. Also, I'm not crazy about iframes, but I could in be a minority on
On 11/19/06, Arnab Nandi <arnab at arnab.org> wrote:
> What about simply having an iframe to
> https://drupal.org/modulecheck/modulename, which returns a "You're
> running the latest version" normally, or a button saying "click here
> to upgrade" otherwise. The button essentially pionts to the changelog
> / install notes. (later, the button can point to the installer which
> autoupgrades stuff).
> On 11/19/06, Bèr Kessels <ber at webschuur.com> wrote:
> > Op zaterdag 18 november 2006 18:41, schreef Karoly Negyesi:
> > > In overall this solution is not enough because you many modules but by
> > > not all from contribs, so neither a per module feed or an eat-it-all
> > > won't suffice. So definitely we need more code in project.
> > I never said it would be enough. All I said is that, instead of talking
> > ages here about that utopian solution, then get into developing some
> > new release-pushing-xmlrpc-system, we can offer a default RSS feed with
> > NOW.
> > As in: now. Not something in some future after some unknown development
> > Bèr
> > --
> > Drupal, Ruby on Rails and Joomla! development: webschuur.com | Drupal
> > sympal.nl
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