[TYPO3-english] is TYPO3 moving away from global extensions?

Kay Strobach typo3 at kay-strobach.de
Thu Mar 29 15:15:07 CEST 2012

Hi Sergey,

how do you handly db-scheme changes with global extensions, which are
just updated with copying files?

How do you handle new depencies?


Am 29.03.2012 15:11, schrieb Sergey Alexandrov:
> Philipp,
> What's the difference between having a symlink and global extension
> directory installation then?
> We also have 100+ websites running off the same source. "Global"
> extension installation has some advantages and ext. maintenance is the
> one of them.
> How do you update/bugfix an extension if there are hundreds of them
> installed locally? So, you'll have to put ext. in  the same folder for
> diff. sites, right? And create symlink, right?
> But we already have this functionality as "global" ext. folder! Why jump
> through the loop?
> Thank you,
> Sergey
> On 3/29/2012 8:32 AM, Philipp Gampe wrote:
>>   I do not see a single point in having global extensions that would
>> justify the many problems you get with this approach. Best regards 

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