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Simplify upgrades: notice to delete removed files if they still exist #2518
Our upgrade process for open source is "copy these new files over" but every once in a while, we remove a file that can cause problems with that methodology, like the
My only concern would be if someone has hacked those files, but I kinda feel like you voided your warranty in that situation.
The consensus appears to be adding a notice that prompts you to delete them yourself.
I don't think so.
I think you can tell people to delete files, but that is as far as it should go.
Once you you are in the business of file management, that is a lot of responsibly on your shoulders. It has consequences such as requiring permission over the files.
I think Install/Upgrade should be about guiding people.
If it worked differently, and you were producing a client program for updates an addons, that is one thing becuase it ti not part of web application itself, it is a tool for server management of the framework.