[Qgis-developer] Adding plugins to master
Marco Lechner - FOSSGIS e.V.
marco.lechner at fossgis.de
Mon Apr 16 03:53:11 EDT 2012
Am 16.04.2012 09:45, schrieb Marco Bernasocchi:
> Marco Bernasocchi (mobile)
> On Apr 16, 2012 9:17 AM, "Marco Lechner - FOSSGIS e.V."
> <marco.lechner at fossgis.de <mailto:marco.lechner at fossgis.de>> wrote:
> > how about creating more dependencies to python-libs, ... by adding
> > plugins to core? I think this should be taken in focus of this
> > discussion. IMHO it's not good to add plugins to core that make it
> > necessary to install e.g. mysql with qgis.
> Definitely not, which plugin are you talking about?
I'm not talking about a specific plugin, but I want to keep in mind that
some plugins have specific dependencies (may bee not the two ones
discussed for adding to core right now) and adding those plugins to core
may be problematic.
> > Marco
> > Am 15.04.2012 22:55, schrieb Borys Jurgiel:
> > >> This confirms what I've seen in the past: if a core plugin is
> released via
> > >> a user repository channel, and the user installs it, the
> installed user
> > >> plugin takes precedence over the core module of the same package
> name (e.g.
> > >> fTools user plugin is used instead of fTools core plugin).
> > >>
> > >> So, it is my understanding that a core plugin shipping with a
> release would
> > >> not be 'pinned down' to the QGIS release schedule.
> > > Yes, exactly. You can release a plugin update this way and it mask
> the one
> > > bundled with Qgis release. If, some day, the user upgrades qgis
> and the
> > > version of the plugin bundled with master becomes higher that the one
> > > available in the repository, QGIS displays a message to encouage
> user to
> > > uninstall the update, that is now outdated.
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