[development] progress control (like in update.php)?

Chris Kennedy chrisken at mail.utexas.edu
Mon Mar 5 22:09:36 UTC 2007

According to http://drupal.org/node/124727#comment-207879 yched has done
a bit of work on it in the hopes of using it with cck. As the issue
states, it's also needed for node_access_rebuild(). Off the top of my
head it might be good for long-running cron jobs too (in safe mode).


Gabor Hojtsy wrote:
> Hi,
> Does anyone working on refactoring the update control out of the
> update.php script to be reusable in eg. install situations? Are other in
> need of this functionality? The autolocale module would need this to be
> able to safely run on a shared host, where it is not possible to set the
> time limit (and anyway,this is the only way to provide live feedback).
> As far as I see, any install profile with heavier processing needs would
> require such a progress feature, so abstracting this out for use by
> anyone would be nice.
> Gabor

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