[development] update.php for D6

Dries Buytaert dries.buytaert at gmail.com
Fri Jul 13 09:42:53 UTC 2007

On 13 Jul 2007, at 07:18, Barry Jaspan wrote:
> This week I have put a lot of hours into fixing all the problems  
> with update.php from D5 to D6 (I've been on the road giving a week- 
> long Drupal training, with nothing to do in the evenings ;-).  The  
> fruits of my labors are at http://drupal.org/node/157682.  It is  
> still in code-needs-work status.  I am announcing the issue here  
> for two reasons:
> 1.  I want to avoid someone else duplicating this work and either  
> wasting their time or causing my time to be wasted.
> 2.  The patch contains a large number of small changes, mostly all  
> over system.install.  I'd like to get the review process going  
> ASAP.  The "needs-work" parts are things I haven't gotten to yet,  
> but the things I have gotten to are "done" and ready for review.   
> If some people familiarized themselves now with all the issues  
> involved, once it hits CNR it won't take forever to get committed.
> This is also a great opportunity to familiarize yourself with the  
> contrib schema.module and its database inspection and comparison  
> capability.

That sounds wonderful, Barry.  I'll make sure to spend some time with  
that patch! :)

Dries Buytaert  ::  http://www.buytaert.net/

More information about the development mailing list