Not sure how long it has been like this, but I noticed that when you use the admin UI to update contributed modules, it defaults to putting the site into maintenance mode, downloads and installs the code, and then takes the site out of maintenance mode - before running any pending database updates. Shouldn't it wait until after the database updates have been run to leave maintenance mode?

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Hello and thanks for bringing this up.

This change was introduced in Backdrop 1.14.3, to match Drupal 7 (see It seems that the case of pending db updates has not been considered at that time.

I have filed a follow-up issue for this here:


seems reasonable to me; If you can reproduce it always file an issue with steps to reproduce (STR) on backdrop/backdrop-issues.



Thanks, I'll follow up there.