[TYPO3-core] Introduced regression in 4.5.3 because of changed API, how to deal with it?

Dmitry Dulepov dmitry.dulepov at gmail.com
Tue Jun 28 15:09:26 CEST 2011


Helmut Hummel wrote:
> by fixing the formprotetion framework for 4.5.3, I removed the
> BackendFormProtection::persistTokens() method, because it is not needed
> any more, not thinking about the possibility that extension might
> already make use of it (like TV). :(
> I would now submit a patch which introduces a dummy method for the 4.5
> branch, also marking it deprecated. However I would refrain from
> submitting this for 4.6, or do you think we need to add this to 4.6 also?

Theoretically it should be there for 2 more releases (4.6, 4.7) as 
deprecated and can be removed after that. This policy apples to any public 
method anywhere in the core.

Dmitry "itoldyou" Dulepov
TYPO3 core&security team member
E-mail: dmitry.dulepov at typo3.org
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