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  1. Moodle
  2. MDL-12961

Forum: Rating triggers undefined property error - cmidnumber

    Details

    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Major
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 1.9
    • Fix Version/s: 1.9
    • Component/s: Forum
    • Labels:
      None
    • Affected Branches:
      MOODLE_19_STABLE
    • Fixed Branches:
      MOODLE_19_STABLE

      Description

      When posting a rating with debugging turned to ALL I received the following PHP notice

      Notice: Undefined property: stdClass::$cmidnumber in /home/arborrow/Moodle/code/19stable/mod/forum/lib.php on line 1168

      This is caused because the forum_grade_item_update function in /mod/forum/lib.php expects the $forum variable to have a field $cmidnumber ( * @param object $forum object with extra cmidnumber). I traced this back to /mod/forum/rate.php and found that the extra cmidnumber field was not being added on prior to passing the variable to the forum_grade_item_update function.

      I'll attach one possible patch that I used to get around this.

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        1. MDL-12961.diff
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          Anthony Borrow

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            aborrow Anthony Borrow added a comment -

            Here's a suggested patch.

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            aborrow Anthony Borrow added a comment - Here's a suggested patch.
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            aborrow Anthony Borrow added a comment -

            The suggested patch simply adds the cmidnumber to $forum if it was able to find the course module. It seems like a logical place to put it. We may want to comment why we are adding it. Peace - Anthony

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            aborrow Anthony Borrow added a comment - The suggested patch simply adds the cmidnumber to $forum if it was able to find the course module. It seems like a logical place to put it. We may want to comment why we are adding it. Peace - Anthony
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            skodak Petr Skoda added a comment -

            already committed some time ago, thanks for the patch and report!

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            skodak Petr Skoda added a comment - already committed some time ago, thanks for the patch and report!

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                  Fix Release Date:
                  3/Mar/08