Drupal Modules and Regression Testing

'Twas the night before a controlled release to stakeholders for some VoC and user testing,...

Last night I had a dangling storm cloud of uncertainty on a previously working module.
Previously, our products were categorized appropriately and effectively. We had a dynamic taxonomy/term/% view that was doing its job. Life was good.

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Increasing Field Length Restrictions

I had limited a field in our 'Alternator' content type to 50 characters. Our client wanted the field to be bigger, and Drupal by default says, "

This is the solution I applied, in template.php:

http://nathan.rambeck.org/blog/42-modify-drupal-7-text-field-maximum-length

I renamed the methods to match the template. Then I called the function in an inconspicuous place on the site. It worked like a charm.

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