[development] Multiple modules, multiple versions, in Eclipse

Randy Fay randy at randyfay.com
Sun Jun 6 18:55:06 UTC 2010

Hi Ken -

How do you build a dev site using your root-level contrib module projects?
Do you just symlink together a site?

This is a classic Drupal problem, and it's not really even solved well by
git, which has submodule support, but not sure it makes everything better.


On Sun, Jun 6, 2010 at 12:12 PM, Ken Winters <kwinters at coalmarch.com> wrote:

> I use a single workspace for all my Drupal work (and a few other for code
> using different
> coding standards).
> Then I do one "project" per module per active branch.  For example, if I
> need to implement
> a feature in D7 then backport to D6, I'll have one "project" per.
>  Importing a project via
> CVS makes this easy.  Also, I can keep most of the projects closed and cut
> down on memory footprint.
> I've also got one "project" per site, containing just code that is unique
> to that site.  Custom themes, etc.
> Long ago I had one mega-project with many CVS repos, but that was not
> flexible and grew unwieldy.
> - Ken Winters
> Syscrusher wrote:
>> I need to be able to manage my modules for multiple Drupal core
>> versions, and also for multiple modules, and I'm looking for advice from
>> others as to the "best practices" for doing this. How did you partition
>> your development environment as far as workspace, project, and folder
>> levels, with regard to Drupal core and module versioning standards?

Randy Fay
Drupal Module and Site Development
randy at randyfay.com
+1  970.462.7450
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