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Skimming through the Core_Upgrader::should_update_to_version() method, it looks like we can override the defined( 'WP_AUTO_UPDATE_CORE' ) // true (all), false, minor check, used to setup the local boolean variables$upgrade_dev, $upgrade_minor and $upgrade_major, with the following filters: ... apply_filters( 'allow_dev_auto_core_updates', ...
So are you going to automate your backup as well to be triggered before the DB upgrade starts? While the question has merit especially in a multisite context (in which the scenario is a little different) I am not sure that it is smart thing to do. That message could have said "this is your last chance to perform a backup of the DB, click the button only ...
As so often, WP-CLI already has you covered: wp core update --version=3.8 ../latest.zip Have a look here for more details: http://wp-cli.org/commands/core/update/
I often do Manual Update, it's not that pain. :) Just do it in this way (I hope you know how to update manually): Step 1: Remove wp-includes, and wp-admin from Server and Upload new two Step 2: Cut/Copy all the loose files from local folder and Paste them to the server root with Overwrite permission - Just a replace And you are done. :) Optional Step 1: ...
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