[development] update.php for D6

Gabor Hojtsy gabor at hojtsy.hu
Fri Jul 13 12:35:47 UTC 2007

I'd also second that this issue is better solved soon. It is with lots 
of small changes, so careful reviews are welcome!


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.
> Thanks,
> Barry

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