[development] Should I submit a new module?

Peter Wolanin pwolanin at gmail.com
Tue Jun 5 18:58:03 UTC 2007

For such "mini" modules, I created a section of the snippets handbook
a while back:


To me, it's not worth cluttering the download page and maintaining
something that's only a few lines of code.  However, they are about as
useful as a page snippet and can provide a basis for others to


On 6/5/07, Walt Daniels <wdlists at optonline.net> wrote:
> Yes, good idea. Devel is dangerous in the wrong hands. Clearing the cache is
> harmless (but may impact performance for a bit). Of course you can do it
> with phpmyadmin but that is also dangerous in unskilled hands.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: development-bounces at drupal.org [mailto:development-bounces at drupal.org]
> On Behalf Of Richard Morse
> Sent: Tuesday, June 05, 2007 2:37 PM
> To: development at drupal.org
> Subject: [development] Should I submit a new module?
> Hi!  I found a recent need to be able to force clear the caches, but didn't
> want to install devel.module.  I created a small module that just provides a
> menu item for clearing caches.  (The scenario is that I have a page which is
> generated by the php filter; it wasn't being updated for anonymous users due
> to caching.)
> Is this something that other people would find useful?  I would probably
> have the menu item be optional and use hook_form_alter to put a button on
> the performance settings page.
> If others are interested, I'll create a project on drupal.org and release
> it, but I wasn't certain if something already did this, or if people felt it
> just wasn't worth bothering with.
> Thanks,
> Ricky
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