[development] Block user deletion

Earnie Boyd earnie at users.sourceforge.net
Wed Apr 15 12:13:51 UTC 2009

Quoting Nabil Alsharif <nabil at gobrighttree.com>:

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> The issue is I need some users to be able to edit other users info  
> but not delete them. There is no permission that I can see that  
> allows editing of users profiles but not deleting them. My second  
> guess was to write a module but I don't see anything in the API that  
> will let me control user access the way I need. Neither could I find  
> a way to block the deletion (I know hackish).
> Any pointers in the right direction are greatly appreciated.

If you can't find a module for this you could create a module that  
uses hook_form_alter and remove the delete button from the form and  
change the access callback and arguments field for the menu to one you  

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