[development] 5.x to 6.x migration timeline, best practices, tips
bill at funnymonkey.com
Mon May 18 20:39:15 UTC 2009
T L wrote:
> On the 7k, it's one of those things where they were like
> "yeah...you're gonna want to take care of that at some point." I was
> hoping to upgrade first and then remove some of the code either
> through core functionality or improved contribs--views 2 for example
> :). Expect another dev mailing list request in a couple of months on
> how to refactor monster modules.
The jump from Views to Views2 has the potential to save you many lines
of code. The simple reality of how relationships work in Views2 can save
Two other thing you should look at:
1. How much, if any, markup/php is contained within custom blocks or
2. How is the theme structured?
Both of these areas can provide ways to become more efficient upon
upgrade, and additional complexity in these areas can complicate the
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