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Hi, I was experimenting the other day and wanted to exclude certain directories from being processed. _exclude.php does the trick, but I was wondering if it wouldn't make more sense to have a way of specifying modules to EXCLUDE instead of INCLUDE.
With the current
ManifestBuilder::$restrict_to_modules = array(
you have to update it every time you add a new module you want processed, right?
I think it would be handy to have the option of saying
ManifestBuilder::$exclude_modules = array(
or even ManifestBuilder::$exclude_modules = 'yoursite';
Just a thought..
_exclude.php is just what i need. thanks :-)
The next version of SilverStripe requires the presence of an _config.php in each of your module folders. So that by default, non-SS folders won't be interpreted as part of SilverStripe.
That makes sense...speaking of which, do you guys have some kind of timeframe for 2.1?
It depends on Google Summer of Code to a big degree. The first milestone for their work is July 9 so hopefully shortly after that we'll be able to see how quickly all their work is going...
I just committed a change to the ManifestBuilder to the GSoC branch so that now it is possible to exclude any directory (and all its subdirectories) from inclusion by adding a _manifest_exclude file.
The changes are in r38451. Maybe you can add that already to the 2.0.2 version since after reviewing the code.
It's a small change and but I think nevertheless it would help a lot of people.
I'm not sure it is needed when 2.0.2 automatically assumes folders are not to be included; you can download this code right now...
(as sam mentioned, you must specifically include each directory you want... )
Is it not so that all (top-level) directories with an _config.php file and all of its subdirectories are automatically included?
With the patch you can exclude subdirectories and also directories of other applications that use an _config.php file.