[wp-hackers] Auto Update Plugins
wp-hackers at striderweb.com
Thu Feb 19 17:37:24 GMT 2009
A new topic basically, but this seems like it might be a pretty easy
Perhaps the plugin autp-upgrade script should simply check the
directory for an .svn directory, and if it's there, don't upgrade?
(With requisite notice of course!)
On Feb 19, 2009, at 11:28 AM, Mike Schinkel wrote:
> It's really sad to me that you discredit other use-cases besides
> your own.
> However, let's assume your view is the ideal view and mine is just
> wrong. Here's where there is a REAL problem with the current
> situation: IF someone "stupidly" decides to attempt a plugin upgrade
> on a directory using Subversion as the plugin admin section so
> constantly urges them to do THEN it deletes the existing plugin but
> DOES NOT upgrade or even restore the old plugin, the plugin
> installer simply won't restore anything, and the site is broken.
> Please understand that not everyone who uses a site is the one who
> built it and thus not everyone using uses a site will know not to
> upgrade a site that is using Subversion.
> THIS SITUATION IS A BUG, not a feature and needs to be fixed somehow.
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