drush vset latest_version 6.34a

latest_version was set to "6.34a"

So far so good.

drush vset latest_version 6.34

latest_version was set to 6.


drush vset latest_version '6.34'

latest_version was set to 6.

drush vset latest_version "6.34"

latest_version was set to 6.

  • What happens if you explicitly set the type to string? – mpdonadio Apr 29 '13 at 17:06
  • Pretty sure this is a bug in _drush_variable_format(). It uses is_numeric() instead of is int(). I would post in the issue queue. – mpdonadio Apr 29 '13 at 17:10
  • @greg_1_anderson That was quick :) I was going to investigate this further when I got home from work, with the hopes of giving you a patch. – mpdonadio Apr 29 '13 at 20:36
  • Wow, yeah that was quick. Not sure why assumed it wasn't a bug. – Letharion Apr 29 '13 at 21:48

Turns out that calling Drush as follows does the trick.

<-- language: lang-bsh -->

drush php-eval "variable_set('latest_version', '6.34');"

It also turns out that this is a bug, and that awesome greg_1_anderson fixed it within hours of me asking the question.

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