[development] module_exists vs. functions_exists?

Darth Clue darthclue at gmail.com
Sun Jun 22 23:30:50 UTC 2008

Earnie Boyd wrote:
> I would rather ask the interacting modules to insert a 
> MODULE_FOO_VERSION and check for the constant being defined and 
> defined to the version you expect.  The module_exists function used 
> with function_exists as you suggest is a good fall back for not having 
Agreed.  I recently had an issue where a module I depended on was 
upgraded and this resulted in my module failing.  Being able to specify 
that I was expecting a specific version of the module would have helped 
troubleshoot the issue alot quicker.


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