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Updating to Drupal 7.x-dev until next stable release

I am currently using Drupal core 7.7 and Commerce 7.x-1.0-rc3 which requires changes that are only currently present in Drupal core 7.x-dev. If I upgrade to 7.x-dev now in order to get the updates ...
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Upgrading to Drupal 7.7 produces a fatal error: What can I do?

I have upgraded my local site to Drupal 7.7 from Drupal 7.4, following the instructions in How to upgrade Drupal 7 to Drupal 7.2. Before I could use update.php, visiting my site got me this message ...
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How do I receive security updates?

On my client(s) website, I turned the update module on. From time to time, they receive an error message on every page about a security update. They complain about this message, and they don't want ...
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How to implement upgrade for fields

I wrote a module that defines its own node type, adds the appropriate fields, etc. How do I write an upgrade function if I wanted to change, remove, or add a field to the type?
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Module doesn't appear on update.php

I wanted to add columns to my module schema, I added an update hook hook_update_6031 however when I go to the update.php script my module isn't listed at all, not even as "no updates". Do I have to ...
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Update multisite modules and core in one click

I have a Drupal multisite install with 7 different sites, all sharing the same modules, themes and users but everything else is unique to the individual site. At the moment, I only have to upload one ...
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Updating a block inside an update hook

I want to update the configuration (weight, pages, region) of some blocks within an update function. I know I could do this directly inside the database. Is there a better way of doing this? I scanned ...
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Upgrading to a development snapshot

I currently use Drupal 7.0. I am thinking that upgrading to 7.x-dev would resolve some performance issues I have. Do you think that upgrading a production site to the development snapshot would break ...
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Update Drupal Modules - skip a version?

I've neglected a site for a while, and now I need to update some modules that are several versions out of date. Can I just jump to the newest version of the module or do I need to copy each version in ...
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Best way to update/upgrade things in the drupal database

I know this is a broad topic, but maybe there is a good way/module doing this. I want to make "automated" updates to a drupal installation. This includes updates of nearly everthing (contenttypes, ...
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Cron job run, but module updates not checked - how to automate?

I configured a script to run as part of my cron.daily tasks, and tested the script. My status report says that the cron was correctly run by the script, so I'm happy that that will happen. However, ...
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Drupal queue / update module

I have a Drupal 7 site and the queue table has over 4K records. They are primarily for the "update_fetch_tasks" queue. Is the queue table by nature a temporary place holder? I would like to clean it ...

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