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#51978 closed enhancement

Add 'development' as accepted vaue for WP_AUTO_UPDATE_CORE — at Initial Version

Reported by: knutsp's profile knutsp Owned by:
Milestone: 5.7 Priority: normal
Severity: minor Version: 5.6
Component: Upgrade/Install Keywords: has-patch commit
Focuses: Cc:


The 'beta' and 'rc' strings was added to WP_AUTO_UPDATE_CORE constant. Why was
'nightly' not added, too?

dd32 2020-12-09 05:04
That’s a good question :slightly_smiling_face: The main reasoning I didn’t think > of even adding it was because if you install a nightly, it stays on nightly
forever, there’s no need to opt-in through the constant.
Beta/RC is more complicated as it’s running stable, but augmenting it with
Beta/RCs. > could be added to also allow for development or branch-development for
nightly/branch nightlies.
The whitelist for that parameter on the dotorg side is: [ 'beta', 'rc', 'stable', > 'development', 'branch-development' ]

So I propose this to be implemented, at least 'development'. Reasons:

  1. Completeness
  2. Possibility to run a testing site, running latest development version ("nightly builds"), without the Beta Tester plugin.

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