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Re: renaming modules
On 01 Jul 2014, at 09:27, Stefan <stefan@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi Davide,
> untested, but I think the following could work:
> - Rename the module
> - Create a module that renames the XML-id's owned by the old module and
> set the new module state to 'to upgrade'.
> - Recreate the old module without any logic or data, depending on the
> migration module.
> - Run update --all first to reload the list of modules. Run --update all
> again to upgrade the new module.
> - Uninstall the old module and the migration module manually.
> It would probably be a 10 line patch to support module renames in the
> base module, using something like an 'oldname' directive in the manifest
i’ll try this way then.
it would be really nice to have some sort of “replaces” attr in __openerp__, just like the “depends”.
btw, i just noticed this:
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