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I would love to extend Craft with a custom AssetSourceType. However it looks like components of type 'assetSource' are not extensible (enableForPlugins = false).

Is there a way to do this? Or can I simply swap core services in the common.php without hacking the core?

My goal is to provide a 'S3CompatAssetSourceType' - the main difference to the S3AssetSourceType is the API endpoint.

Thanks.

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Custom Asset sources are not possible in Craft 2 without some core hacking.

However totally doable in Craft 3 (even in the dev preview). There is an example of how to pull it off here.

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  • Besides changing enableForPlugins to true in common.php, what other core hacking would be necessary? – Ben Croker Jul 20 '16 at 20:27
  • The reason I ask is because this didn't seem to do the trick for me... – Ben Croker Jul 20 '16 at 20:39
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    Possible something has broken or changed since we released the last dev preview. Good news is, we hope to have a new one out soonish. – Brad Bell Jul 20 '16 at 22:21

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