[development] Incremental filter for the permissions page
Daniel F. Kudwien
news at unleashedmind.com
Tue Feb 17 01:55:40 UTC 2009
> I've been working on a patch that incrementally filters the
> permission page - patch at http://drupal.org/node/229193 and
> demo at http://dmitrizone.com/229193.mov .
Whether or not this thingy degrades, I don't really care. I wouldn't mind
if it does not.
But I care for whether this actually works on a full-blown Drupal site
having 10-15 roles and countless modules exposing permissions (including CCK
Field Permissions that adds 3 permissions per fields, f.e. for 125 fields).
A previous attempt on parsing/filtering the permissions page on such a site
resulted in a total browser freeze:
#366442: Admin menu: Collapse modules on permissions page 
It worked flawlessly on a stock Drupal core install.
This needs to be tested before committing this.
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