[development] RFC: Module checksum module
arancaytar.ilyaran at gmail.com
Wed Feb 11 15:32:22 UTC 2009
Arancaytar Ilyaran wrote:
> Olivier Jacquet wrote:
>> When developing with Drupal you often use contrib modules. When using
>> contrib modules it happens that you find a bug or need it to behave
>> differently than what was intended. So you modify the module.
>> Now you have to have a method for knowing that this module is no longer
>> the stock contrib module. I've seen different shops hande this in
>> different ways but never really in a robust way.
> Your mileage may vary, but I've found that checking code out from CVS helps a
> lot when tracking local modifications. I deploy all my sites this way. If you
> don't want to use the dev branch, you can check out a sticky release tag, too -
> you won't get updates via "cvs update" that way, but you'll still be able to see
> all your local modifications.
> That doesn't mean yours is not a good idea, of course. :)
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