Extension Tweak

Last modified by Admin on 2017/12/04 00:03

cogProvide various tools to manipulate extensions (usually in a not very clean way)
TypeXAR
Developed by

Thomas Mortagne, Anca Luca, Denis Gervalle

Active Installs16
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LicenseGNU Lesser General Public License 2.1
Installable with the Extension Manager

Description

Provide tools to tweak extension that are usually either not polished enough or too dangerous to be part of the standard Extension Manager.

Current feature:

Admin.InstalledExtensionsTweak

Contains tools related to installed extensions.

  • Move to wikis: sometime you install an extension on root namespace ("On farm" in EM UI) by mistake, this tool allow "moving" a root extension to each existing wikis
  • Clean: get rid of extensions that have been uninstalled and kept in the local repository
  • Repair XAR extension: allow repair FS metadata of an installed XAR extension

Admin.EMInstallConfigClass

Is a class from which you can create configuration to automate installation of extension using the EM. Please note that recent version of XWiki as a built-in feature for the same purpose.

Prerequisites & Installation Instructions

We recommend using the Extension Manager to install this extension (Make sure that the text "Installable with the Extension Manager" is displayed at the top right location on this page to know if this extension can be installed with the Extension Manager). Note that installing Extensions when being offline is currently not supported and you'd need to use some complex manual method.

You can also use the following manual method, which is useful if this extension cannot be installed with the Extension Manager or if you're using an old version of XWiki that doesn't have the Extension Manager:

  1. Log in the wiki with a user having Administration rights
  2. Go to the Administration page and select the Import category
  3. Follow the on-screen instructions to upload the downloaded XAR
  4. Click on the uploaded XAR and follow the instructions
  5. You'll also need to install all dependent Extensions that are not already installed in your wiki

Release Notes

v1.4

  • Closed EXTWEAK-6 Add tweak to repair a XAR extension on one or more wikis
  • Closed EXTWEAK-5 Issue management missing in pom causing link to XCOMMON on e.x.o

v1.3

  • Closed EXTWEAK-3 Batch install is between clean form and result

v1.2

  • Closed EXTWEAK-2 Add tweak to batch installation of extensions on multiples wikis

v1.1

  • Closed EXTWEAK-1 Add tweak to clean uninstalled extensions

Dependencies

Dependencies for this extension (org.xwiki.contrib:extension-tweak 1.4):

  • org.xwiki.platform:xwiki-platform-extension-script 5.3
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Created by Thomas Mortagne on 2015/03/10 16:43
    

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