[TYPO3-core] RFC: Various enhancements to update wizard
michael at typo3.org
Fri Jul 6 19:58:49 CEST 2007
How to test:
Unset the compat_version in localconf.php and enter the update wizard in the
- Try updating for the first time (changes directly to 4.2 because this i
the current branch)
- Try switching back to version 4.0
- And now, go back to the latest version (4.2) again. This time, only one
change (the address feature) should be displayed.
Michael Stucki wrote:
> This is a SVN patch request.
> The update wizard is still pretty hard to understand, both as a coder, and
> as a user.
> Last week Masi made a change which depends on the update wizard, but
> nobody of us knew where and how to put that change on the list.
> I made various changes to the update wizard:
> - Separate entries in cms/ext_localconf.php to make things easier to
> - Change label of the "next" button depending if we're going to up- or
> downgrade. Easier to understand once again.
> - Replaced some <b> with <strong> tags, changed some more formatting
> - Change getUserInput() method, there's now just a selector where users
> downgrade the behaviour of this system.
> - Removed all str_replace(chr(10), '<br />', $input) occurences. From now
> the definition in ext_localconf.php must contain all formatting.
> - Add a new method showChangesNeeded_short() which prints the titles
> introduced) of all missing features.
> - Renamed the two array keys which are used as labels (afaik keys may
> whitespaces, and since the key is not used for anything but the label,
> this should be fine)
> - !!! Never cache any extension scripts (ext_tables.php and
> while using the Install Tool. Doesn't seem to cause any problems,
> but seems to avoid various problems while testing this... Might
> likely solve some other problems (e.g. when having broken
> temp_CACHED_* files)...
> - Finally, add Masis allow-address-tags condition to the list of features.
> How to test:
> Unset the compat_version in localconf.php and enter the update wizard in
> the Install Tool.
> - Try updating for the first time (changes directly to 4.2 because this is
> current branch)
> - Try switching back to version 4.0
> - And now, go back to the latest version (4.2) again. This time, only one
> change (the address feature) should be displayed.
> I would like to get some feedback about this from a typical user who has
> to use this feature. So if you are reading this, please test the patch and
> reply to me directly.
> Trunk only
> - michael
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