[Maintain-dev] [JIRA] Resolved: (MNT-1416) Core Modules (not
Frederic Wenzel (JIRA)
jira at osuosl.org
Fri Mar 31 11:17:17 PST 2006
[ http://bugs.osuosl.org/browse/MNT-1416?page=history ]
Frederic Wenzel resolved MNT-1416:
Assign To: Frederic Wenzel (was: Michael Clay)
Fix Version: 3.0
The core module interface is in place. Also, two core modules (search and nav) have been created.
> Core Modules (not uninstallable)
> Key: MNT-1416
> URL: http://bugs.osuosl.org/browse/MNT-1416
> Project: Maintain
> Type: Improvement
> Components: Modules
> Versions: 3.0
> Reporter: Frederic Wenzel
> Assignee: Frederic Wenzel
> Priority: Urgent
> Fix For: 3.0
> The current module system allows installing and uninstalling every single module.
> However, since more and more Maintain functionality is being implemented as a "module", some of this functionality will be vital to maintain working correctly. As useful as the module system is for writing a truly extensible piece of software, as bad the drawback would be if an admin uninstalled core Maintain functionality.
> People can always break stuff willingly, but "standard ways" like "modules.php -u" should not let them do that.
> Therefore, a new class Core_module, extending Module, with no additional methods will be implemented. Module uninstalling and disabling scripts will check if the triggered module is in fact a core module rather than a regular one and refuse removing it.
> By that, Maintain will not provide this means to break itself anymore "out of the box".
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