[wp-hackers] 'option_update_plugins' filter won't run
wp-hackers at striderweb.com
Fri Feb 13 13:20:46 GMT 2009
On Feb 12, 2009, at 6:04 PM, Ryan Boren wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 10, 2009 at 7:33 PM, Stephen Rider
> <wp-hackers at striderweb.com> wrote:
>> On Feb 10, 2009, at 12:32 AM, Ryan Boren wrote:
>>> Transients have transient_* filters that behave the same as
>>> Hook your function to both option_update_plugins and
>>> transient_update_plugins. option_update_plugins will be run for 2.7
>>> and earlier. transient_update_plugins will be run for 2.8.
>> I'm not using any cache plugins. Actually, I added an error_log()
>> to the
>> actual get_option() function, so the log excerpt above shows the
>> get_option() function being run. The function is running, and
>> calling the
>> 'update_plugins' settings, but the 'option_update_plugins' filter is
>> apparently not firing. The code is pretty straightforward -- I can't
>> imagine why it isn't working.
> I was wrong. A caching plugin does not need to be installed to get the
> new behavior. 2.8 currently requires using transient_update_plugins.
> The option in the DB is now called _transient_update_plugins and the
> filter called _option__transient_update_plugins. I'll look into
> adding some back-compat, but for now transient_update_plugins can be
Last night it just up and decided to work. Sometime in the past
couple days I went from 2.8 bleeding back to 2.7.1, so that may have
been part of it (if so, you may have a bug in 2.8). It may also have
been something glitched in my particular install.
So... thanks for the assist, and please do keep me updated as to the
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