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[EP-tech] Modifying Details.pm/Overwriting module



Morning Alan,

Thanks for this piece of advice. It's good to know how to do it the proper
way!

I added the line to plugins, and after a tiny amount of confusion, got it
working.

Thanks,
James

On Wed, Jan 30, 2019 at 8:35 AM Alan.Stiles via Eprints-tech <
eprints-tech at ecs.soton.ac.uk> wrote:

> James,
>
> Have a look at plugins.pl in cfg.d , specifically the section starting at
> line 46 :
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>
>
>
> This shows how to tell eprints to replace the existing function with the
> new one, and not create duplicates or fill your server log with ?redefined?
> warnings.
>
>
>
> Alan
>
>
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>
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> *From:* eprints-tech-bounces at ecs.soton.ac.uk [mailto:
> eprints-tech-bounces at ecs.soton.ac.uk] *On Behalf Of *James Kerwin via
> Eprints-tech
> *Sent:* 30 January 2019 07:59
> *To:* eprints-tech at ecs.soton.ac.uk
> *Subject:* Re: [EP-tech] Modifying Details.pm/Overwriting module
>
>
>
> Apologies, ignore the previous email. I think I've done it.
>
>
>
> It seems if I put the file in the suitable archive location and keep this
> line the same:
>
>
>
> package EPrints::Plugin::Screen::EPrint::Details;
>
>
>
> If I change the file name to something different (e.g. Detailz.pm) it
> appears to overwrite the original Details.pm.
>
>
>
> Previously I was changing both the package name and the filename and it
> was including both.
>
>
>
> Thanks,
>
> James
>
>
>
> On Wed, Jan 30, 2019 at 7:50 AM James Kerwin <jkerwin2101 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> Hi All,
>
>
>
> Could somebody please tell me how to overwrite an existing Perl module in
> EPrints?
>
>
>
> I recently made some changes to Details.pm. I know better than to modify
> it in-situ, so I took a copy and moved it to my specific EPrint archive.
>
>
>
> Original:
>
> eprints3/perl_lib/EPrints/Plugin/Screen/EPrint/Details.pm
>
>
>
> New edited version:
>
>
> eprints3/archives/uolrepo/cfg/plugins/EPrints/Plugin/Screen/EPrint/Details.pm
>
>
>
> EPrints didn't pick up my changes (even after a server restart) unless I
> named the edited module something different so I called it:
>
>
>
> Detailz.pm (package EPrints::Plugin::Screen::EPrint::Detailz;)
>
>
>
> I've made the changes to how the page renders, but my problem now is I
> have a "Details" and "Details2" tab on the staff view of an EPrint. I want
> only my new Details.pm module to be brought in. I did follow Adam Field's
> YouTube video that touched on this, but it wasn't quite the same problem
> and didn't work.
>
>
>
> Thanks,
>
> James
>
>
>
>
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