[development] Coding Standards / Hook_requirements

John Fiala jcfiala at gmail.com
Mon May 19 14:47:09 UTC 2008

Hmm.  In my module.info file, I've got "php = 5.0" - does that need to
be changed to "php = 5"?

And I'd never heard of hook_requirements before - let me go have a look at it.

On Mon, May 19, 2008 at 7:54 AM, Larry Garfield <larry at garfieldtech.com> wrote:
> On Monday 19 May 2008, Gábor Hojtsy wrote:
>> Drupal 6+ modules can depend on PHP 5 with their .info file (I think
>> "php = 5.x"), so there is no need for actual coding.
> Correct, although the actual format is php=5 to indicate any PHP 5 version,
> php=5.1 to indicate a 5.1.x minimum, php=5.2.3 to indicate a PHP 5.2.3
> minimum, etc.  As of Drupal 6, modules really should be using that if they
> have a version requirement.  (As should themes.)
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