[development] module_exists vs. functions_exists?
winborn at advomatic.com
Wed Jun 25 16:01:59 UTC 2008
Doesn't work in many cases. I frequently build modules with optional
dependencies. Even with your set up, we're assuming a module's api stays
the same within a core version, which is frequently not true.
There's no easy answer for the first case, other than bloating your code
with additional drupal_function_exists checks, and the second would
require tracking module version (at least its major version).
Earnie Boyd wrote:
> Quoting Aaron Winborn <winborn at advomatic.com>:
>> at least document a best practice.
> dependencies = urmod
> $mymod_bar = urmod_foo();
> Earnie -- http://for-my-kids.com/
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