[development] converting a module from Drupal 5 to Drupal 6

Chris Johnson cxjohnson at gmail.com
Wed Jan 21 17:36:47 UTC 2009

I think 'op' is simply the arbitrary identifier of the element being
validated.  form_set_error() marks the element on the form with
styling (typically appears in red, or with a red asterisk or a red
background) when in error, e.g. a required element was left blank.


On Wed, Jan 21, 2009 at 10:57 AM, Sheryl (Permutations Software)
<sheryl at permutations.com> wrote:
> Yes, I already did all the things you suggest. I would not have bothered the
> people on this list with my question if I hadn't already tried hard to find
> the answer on my own.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: development-bounces at drupal.org [mailto:development-bounces at drupal.org]
> On Behalf Of Earnie Boyd
> Sent: Wednesday, January 21, 2009 9:57 AM
> To: development at drupal.org
> Subject: Re: [development] converting a module from Drupal 5 to Drupal 6
> Quoting "sivaji j.g" <sivaji2009 at gmail.com>:
>> On Wed, Jan 21, 2009 at 11:56 AM, Sheryl (Permutations Software)
>> <sheryl at permutations.com> ...r how I need to rewrite them for
>>> Drupal 6. Any guidance you can give me would be greatly appreciated!
>> Did you try this ?
>> http://drupal.org/project/deadwood
> A start in the right direction.  It doesn't do everything because it
> just doesn't know how.  For instance you'll need to watch out for those
> ``if ($may_cache)'' and remove them even thought the deadwood removed
> the parameter in the goodwood version.
>> http://drupal.org/project/coder
> Coder is a lint helper to give you suggested ideas of how well your
> code is formatted to the code standard for that Drupal version.  Your
> module will look prettier but it doesn't help the functionality.
> You will also want http://drupal.org/project/schema on the version 5
> side of your conversion if you have tables.  The project/schema module
> can help on the version 6 side if you're developing a new table in say
> phpMyAdmin and now need to create the schema array for your .install
> file.
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