[wp-hackers] Drop-ins in WP Plugin Directory?

Andrew Nacin wp at andrewnacin.com
Fri Oct 22 20:29:24 UTC 2010

On Fri, Oct 22, 2010 at 4:26 PM, Dougal Campbell <dougal at gunters.org> wrote:

> Has there been any discussion/thought about support for drop-ins for the
> Plugin Directory? For stuff like object-cache plugins, db.php, etc? I know
> it's a limited use-case, but the reason I never put my XCache object-cache
> plugin in the repo was because it just seemed out of place, since it's not a
> "normal" plugin.

There are a few object caches in the repo, Memcached for one. The readme
states to move the object-cache.php file to the proper place.

I think some of the database caching drop-ins (not that I would implement
one of these so willy nilly) will actually copy the file over for you on

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