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Item11282: Configure should warn that a switchboard entry needs to be created

Priority: Normal
Current State: Confirmed
Released In: n/a
Target Release: patch
Applies To: Engine
Component: Configure, InstallerTasks, KinoSearchContrib
Reported By: JayenAshar
Waiting For:
Last Change By: GeorgeClark
Installing KinoSearchContrib on 1.1.3 does not add it to the switchboard. It requires changing an option in configure before it is added.,Tue&sel=1066#l1062

Possible easy fix: detect in the installer when the user needs to have configure modify localsite.cfg and ask them to do it (like how they are asked to enable plugins).

-- JayenAshar - 22 Nov 2011

Confirmed. We need some way to detect and warn that a switchboard entry needs to be created. Even when you edit / save the config, the switchboard entry is "hidden" and there is no record that the field was added. This can be very difficult to debug.

-- GeorgeClark - 22 Nov 2011

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Summary Configure should warn that a switchboard entry needs to be created
ReportedBy JayenAshar
Codebase 1.1.4 beta2, 1.1.4 beta1, 1.1.3, trunk
SVN Range
AppliesTo Engine
Component Configure, InstallerTasks, KinoSearchContrib
Priority Normal
CurrentState Confirmed
TargetRelease patch
ReleasedIn n/a
Topic revision: r2 - 22 Nov 2011, GeorgeClark
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