[wp-trac] [WordPress Trac] #16953: Allow symlinked plugins

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Wed Mar 23 20:46:27 UTC 2011

#16953: Allow symlinked plugins
 Reporter:  scribu       |      Owner:
     Type:  enhancement  |     Status:  new
 Priority:  normal       |  Milestone:  Awaiting Review
Component:  Plugins      |    Version:
 Severity:  normal       |   Keywords:
 There are many scenarios where one would like to have a plugin's folder
 symlinked to another location.

 A couple of these scenarios are described in #13550

 The reason this is not currently possible is because plugin_basename()
 doesn't know how to handle symlinks.

 The most simple and most flexible solution is to make the plugin basename
 filterable, leaving individual devs to set it up according to their

Ticket URL: <http://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/16953>
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