[development] Sympal script / module Fetcher as profile enhancement

Bèr Kessels ber at webschuur.com
Wed Mar 28 08:51:34 UTC 2007

Op dinsdag 27 maart 2007 18:48, schreef Jakub Suchy:
> > * when the user approves the updates, a privileged cron script
> > performs the updates at the next scheduled time. This script could
> > also be run manually, but the idea would be that if you ever invoked
> > it via drupal, you'd have to specify credentials.
> Hi,
> this is unacceptable, because most of the users running shared hosts
> don't have access to privileged cron scripts.
> I personally think that Drupal should not even run when any of the
> system directories (sites, modules, themes?) are system-wide writable.
> What about this approach?

There is another way, and AFAIK Karoly (aka chx) already did some work for it. 
Stolen from how Joomla! does it:
is the idea explained
is the issue for it.
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