[development] D6 installation profile and configure install form alter

Pierre Rineau pierre.rineau at makina-corpus.com
Mon Jul 19 12:35:57 UTC 2010

Le lundi 19 juillet 2010 à 14:21 +0200, Adrian Rossouw a écrit :
> On 19 Jul 2010, at 2:11 PM, Pierre Rineau wrote:
> > 
> > I did a lot of stuff in this form, all is OK, the only restriction is I
> > added some new fields, and I would like to access them in a submit
> > handler so I could do some variable_set().
> it's probably best to add your own pages to the workflow, and not try to alter the existing one.
> and, if you want to use it with aegir/drush, you should have it provide sensible defaults because
> we can't automate the form submissions.

All values have default, don't worry about this, all new stuff is
optional. Drupal default values are being pre-filled using a
configuration file, easy to update.

I mainly added the theme selection among a list of pre-defined ones in
this configuration file, because in development phase, we might wan't to
work using a clean default theme rather the one currently being
developed, since it's moving every hour.

In the future, some other stuff will come into this form. I did put all
in the default form because they are only a few options, and another
screen is just a way to keep the user busy longer.

Another stuff is we use the purl module, and want to expose variables
such as the default domain name for the sub-domain modifier to be able
to work as-is without any further configuration, since it's environment
dependent it can't be determined with code (it could, but any aptempt of
automatic detection can fail, and user must remains keep the last word
about this), adding it within the installation profile is a good thing.


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