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  1. Moodle
  2. MDL-6786

Improve dropping of block and module tables during uninstall

    Details

    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Blocker
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 1.9
    • Fix Version/s: 1.9, 2.0
    • Component/s: Administration, Blocks
    • Labels:
      None
    • Affected Branches:
      MOODLE_19_STABLE
    • Fixed Branches:
      MOODLE_19_STABLE, MOODLE_20_STABLE

      Description

      Currently, in the code in charge of block deletion, it's allowed to have TWO types of table names so, for the block XYZ is possible to have both:

      1) mdl_XYZ... tables and
      2) mdl_block_XYZ... tables

      Following http://docs.moodle.org/en/Development:Coding#Database_structures rules, only the 2nd alternative should be possible (to avoid potential block-module name conflicts and so on). But this could break compatibility with some 3rd part blocks that are using the 1st alternative (attendance, shared_files, timetracker...).

      So, for 1.7 we'll allow both naming schemas to coexist but for 2.0 only the 2nd will survive.

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                    Fix Release Date:
                    3/Mar/08