[development] Drupal SU module anyone?

Daniel F. Kudwien news at unleashedmind.com
Tue May 12 08:56:07 UTC 2009

> The real reason that drives me to this though is that you 
> can't apply updates without being uid=1, and that is a 
> particular responsibility I wanted to share amongs admins in 
> my dev shop. I know that I can hack update.php but people 
> keep forgetting to "unhack it", so I was hoping to find a better way.

FWIW, I would support a core patch that adds a permission to "Run updates".
admin_menu exposes this link as well, and can only expose it for uid 1.
I see no compelling reason why only uid 1 should be able to run update.php
(when the database is available).


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