2

When Drupal maintainers make a new core release, how do they tag the core modules and update their info files? I have noticed that all the core modules of Drupal 7.43 have a section in their info files that looks like this:

version = "7.43"
project = "drupal"
datestamp = "1456343506"

Is there an automated procedure that runs GIT to merge branches, tag releases and updates the info files accordingly?

1 Answer 1

2

Yes, it is an automated process, check below:

The version string will be added by drupal.org when a release is created and a tarball packaged. However, if your module is not being hosted on the drupal.org infrastructure, you can give your module whatever version string makes sense (eg. see Release naming conventions).

NOTE: The above description is exact copy paste from Drupal.org link.

2
  • Thank you for the link Yogesh. The third paragraph says "Because Drupal core uses a slightly different packaging process". Do you happen to know this process? I would like to implement into my own workflow and not manually tag my own modules.
    – GRboss
    Jul 1, 2016 at 8:04
  • No, I'm not sure about this process. But Drupal Core version is found in bootstrap.inc file in VERSION variable which I think might be used while release is created and a tarball packaged.
    – Yogesh
    Jul 1, 2016 at 9:47

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.