[EP-tech] Re: Altering DajaObj/Eprint.pm behaviour without altering core code
J.Salter at leeds.ac.uk
Wed Apr 4 15:33:10 BST 2012
Thanks Seb, works like a dream!
Do you have any 'good practice' advice on how to do this within an archive?
I already have ~/archives/[ID]/cfg/plugins/... for over-riding plugins.
Would your advice be to add something within there, or to add something like cfg.d/core_overrides.pl?
From: eprints-tech-bounces at ecs.soton.ac.uk [mailto:eprints-tech-bounces at ecs.soton.ac.uk] On Behalf Of Sebastien Francois
Sent: 04 April 2012 12:29
To: eprints-tech at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Subject: [EP-tech] Re: Altering DajaObj/Eprint.pm behaviour without altering core code
*EPrints::DataObj::EPrint::render_fileinfo = \&my_render_fileinfo;
# your code ...
On 04/04/12 12:18, John Salter wrote:
> I'm trying to do something the 'right way'*.
> This advice: http://wiki.eprints.org/w/Read_Only_Directories says I shouldn't be editing anything under eprints3/perl_lib/ (with a couple of exceptions).
> I need to alter the 'render_fileinfo' subroutine in ~/perl_lib/EPrints/DataObj/EPrint.pm.
> How do I achieve this without:
> - altering the Eprint.pm file
> - ending up with some 'Subroutine render_fileinfo redefined' messages
> - using "no warnings 'redefine';" ;o)
> I've tried various attempts - without success.
> I'm sure it can be done, and I'm sure it's a bit of perl magic I'm missing, and hopefully someone here can help!
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