[kforge-user] all plugins are equal but some are more equal than others?

Rufus Pollock rufus.pollock at okfn.org
Fri Feb 22 18:28:39 UTC 2008

Martin Fuzzey wrote:
> Hi,
> I see that kforge-admin db init automatically creates an instance of the 
> trac,svn and mailman plugins.
> Is there any particular reason for this?

No and they shouldn't be created by default. As you say these should be 
options. John and I have discussed this for a while but as most people 
seemed to want these in 'by default' they were left in there.

> I would prefer to have debs for each plugin and when creating kforge 
> instances only create those installed.
> To do this I've patched the InitialiseDomainModel constructor to not 
> call createServicePlugins() and it seems to work ok (I have a rather 
> useless kforge with no services).
> Is this ok or will it cause problems somewhere?

No this is fine and won't cause problems.

> Note I'm not asking for the official source to be patched in this way - 
> I can do it easilly while building the package just want to be sure I 
> won't break anything :)

Absolutely but actually we should probably modify this in the way you 

> Oh whats the policy on the mailing lists - would you prefer I subscribe 
> to the dev list and post packaging questions there?

At this point, as the issues get a bit more 'dev-oriented' that's 
probably best but there no strict rule :)


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