[geeklog-devel] Upgrade function of the bundled plugins

Blaine Lang devel at portalparts.com
Sun Mar 16 14:34:32 EDT 2008

Hi Dirk,

Are we planning anytime in the future of un-bundling these plugins or 
not installing/upgrading them as part of the default install/upgrade?


Dirk Haun wrote:
> Can anyone think of a scenario where we would need the upgrade function
> of the bundled plugins, i.e. plugin_upgrade_xxx?
> The install script will update plugins that are installed but disabled.
> The only thing I can think of is if you've uninstalled a plugin and are
> trying to reuse some old plugin data a couple of versions later. How
> likely is that scenario?
> The reason I'm asking is because these functions are such a pain to
> write and I'm not sure if anyone's ever going to use them. Which is also
> why they are not currently working (in CVS) for the Links, Polls, and
> Calendar.
> IMO, we should simply remove them (the functions for our five bundled
> plugins, not the API function as such).
> Any objections?
> bye, Dirk

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