C H A P T E R  7


Updating Drupal

by Benjamin Melançon

“Another flaw in the human character is that everybody wants to build and nobody wants to do maintenance.”

—Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

Updating Drupal 7 means staying within Drupal 7. This is known as a minor version update. In Drupal core, the version numbers for a minor update such as the second and third updates to the Drupal 7 release look like 7.2 to 7.3. In contributed modules, version numbers for minor updates such as the eleventh and twelfth updates to the second version of a module for Drupal 7 look like 7.x-2.11 to 7.x-2.12. (Drupal version numbers do not have leading zeros, which can ...

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