[wp-hackers] Disabling automatic plugin upgrade for specific plugin?

DD32 wordpress at dd32.id.au
Fri Jan 30 09:40:54 GMT 2009

2009/1/30 Stephen Rider <wp-hackers at striderweb.com>:
> On Jan 29, 2009, at 4:08 PM, DD32 wrote:
>> 2009/1/29 Stephen Rider <wp-hackers at striderweb.com>:
>>> 2) Does anyone know what happens if he removed the Version header?  Would
>>> that do it too?
>> Pretty sure that'll not make a difference either, Since it'll still
>> detect the plugin version.
> There won't be anything to detect -- you've just removed the version data!

Yes there will be, The plugin update API only uses the version for
comparison purposes, not for detection.
Version 5.5 > Version null

(Btw, i just tested it, indeed, i'm right)

2009/1/30 Matt Martz <mdmartz at sivel.net>:
> Why not just set the version to something obscene like 100000 and be
> done with it.  Because your local version is greater than any
> conceivable version in the repo it should never list a plugin update.
> Shouldn't even need to change anything else.

Because its ugly :) And it gives no feedback that its a modified
plugin.. (Other than the inflated number)

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