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XF 1.4 Updating/Uninstalling a lot of add-ons?

Discussion in 'XenForo Questions and Support' started by HWS, Jul 5, 2015.

  1. HWS

    HWS Well-Known Member

    If I uninstall and update a lot of add-ons, all the templates and phrases are rebuilt at each uninstall/install/update of any single add-on. This takes a real lot of time (often several hours if you've to handle a lot of add-ons)

    Is there a way to disable the automatic rebuild process temporarily and run the rebuild manually or just enable the process before the last add-on is updated?

    I know there is no switch for that in XF. Can it be done with a file edit? Does anyone have any experience with that?

    Thx.
     
  2. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    You can hit back on the browser before the rebuild starts, then do a final rebuild on the last one.

    It's not a recommended method of doing it, but it does work and can save time.
     
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  3. 0ptima

    0ptima Well-Known Member

    For installing, I use this
    Add-on Install & Upgrade

    I upload all the addons to the library folder and then select all the xml files at once. Everything gets installed with a single rebuild of the templates.
     

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