[wp-hackers] readme.txt: "Requires PHP 5 tag"

Joost de Valk joost at yoast.com
Thu Jul 16 08:46:13 UTC 2009

Ehm, dare I say that if it's called "activation" hook, it should not be 
run during upgrades?

Stephen Rider wrote:
> My error.  I thought they were both skipped.
> On Jul 15, 2009, at 11:41 AM, Jordi Canals wrote:
>> The activaion hook fires on auto-update. I had to change some plugins
>> because of that.
>> Just it does not run on a manual update (when manually replacing the
>> files by FTP).
>> 2009/7/15 Aaron D. Campbell <aaron at xavisys.com>:
>>> Are you sure about that?  It looks like the deactivation hook is 
>>> silently
>>> skipped, but it looks like the activation hook runs normally on an auto
>>> upgrade.
>>> Stephen Rider wrote:
>>>> That won't work for auto-updates (a plugin going from "works with 
>>>> PHP 4+"
>>>> to "works with PHP 5+").
>>>> The activation hook does not fire during auto update. 
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