[development] Update 4.7 to 5.0 question

AjK drupal at f2s.com
Fri Sep 15 11:04:08 UTC 2006

> The correct way is to use the 'type' property', not the 'old_type'
> property. This is how form_alter() callbacks in core (for HEAD) alter
> the node type settings form - e.g. see upload_form_alter().

That's true for the most part but not for the conidtion:-

	('node_type_form' == $form_id)

is TRUE. In that case, $form['type'] isn't set. I believe that's why the
upgraders handbook is talking about 'old_type' for some reason.


> I didn't write the "Changes to node type settings form" stuff
> (although I did write the rest of
> <http://drupal.org/node/64279#node-type-settings>), so I don't know
> what the reason is for using 'old_type' in the example here. Can
> someone explain to me why this example uses 'node_type'? If not, then
> I will modify this page so that it matches the examples that can be
> found in core.

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