Composer scaffolding change in Drupal 8.8 core

Finally taking notes on how to deal with it, and related .

webflo/drupal-core-require-dev was preventing upgrading 8.6 to 8.7 using composer [#3052057] |

Add core scaffold assets to drupal/core’s composer.json extra field [#3067645] |

Add composer-ready project templates to Drupal core [#2982680] |

Guide to the Drupal 8.8 Update | | Chicago web strategy, design, Drupal development, consulting

drupal/core-composer-scaffold: A flexible Composer project scaffold builder.

Stop using wikimedia/composer-merge-plugin [#2912387] |

This elegant right way to do it isn’t so elegant for .htaccess because stuff like RewriteCond for redirects need to be mixed in with what’s already there.

The patch approach should work… we’d have to