[wp-hackers] Plugin activation/deactivation and testing?

Norm Fisher n2fisher at gmail.com
Fri Nov 20 02:49:44 UTC 2009

Just a quick comment .. one very common recommendation on the forums
when people have problems upgrading is to deactivate all plugins, try
the automatic upgrade, then re-activate the plugins.

Therefore the deactivation hook should not destroy any tables ..

On Thu, Nov 19, 2009 at 2:28 PM, mark waterous <mark at watero.us> wrote:
> I have a couple of 'newbie' questions I'm hoping might someone here could
> help me clarify; I've attempted to search the Codex and Google thoroughly
> before asking, and while I've found tentative answers, they don't completely
> clear up the situation for me.
> 1) According to the Codex, register_activation_hook and
> register_deactivation_hook should only be called once during the lifetime of
> an installed plugin. Is this *completely* accurate?

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