[development] Module upgrades: status

Gerhard Killesreiter gerhard at killesreiter.de
Thu Sep 14 12:48:25 UTC 2006

Derek Wright wrote:
> On Sep 14, 2006, at 1:07 AM, Dries Buytaert wrote:
>> So far, only 17 modules have .info files:
>> ...
>> We'll want to increase that number so people can test the first beta 
>> of Drupal 5.0.0 when it hits the streets.  I think we should aim to 
>> release a first beta directly after DrupalCon (or maybe even at 
>> DrupalCon).
> it seems that we customarily run the betas of new releases on d.o 
> itself.

Not quite true. We used to run HEAD on drupal.org. This stopped about 
the same time last year. We only updated drupal.org in March to what is 
now the 4.7 branch.

>  however, i think i'm going to be in the critical path for this:
> 1) d.o can't upgrade until project.module and friends are ported.

Yes, this is always the case.

> 2) the new release system is my top priority, even ahead of porting 
> project et al.  the sooner the release system is done, the easier we'll 
> be able to manage porting the mass of contrib to 5.0.0.
> i can't promise i'll have the new system done (at least the foundation 
> of it, certainly not all the features that can be built on top of it) 
> *and* the entire project suite of modules ported by drupalcon.

There's no reason to hurry.


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