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  1. Moodle
  2. MDL-20220

add notification in admin page about buggy libxml2 versions

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    • Affected Branches:
      MOODLE_19_STABLE, MOODLE_22_STABLE

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      libxml2 has caused us a range of issues - see: MDL-16759, MDL-17136, and I've just spent way more time than I should trying to debug an issue on a shared host environment that turned out to be another issue related to the libxml2 stuff - Moodle Networking (Mnet) doesn't work!

      we should really add a notification based on the libxml version that gives admins the ability to resolve this issue. IMO adding stuff to faq/docs pages isn't really enough
      Wordpress have used some code like this:
      if(LIBXML_DOTTED_VERSION == '2.7.0? ||
      LIBXML_DOTTED_VERSION == '2.7.1? ||
      LIBXML_DOTTED_VERSION == '2.7.2? ||
      LIBXML_DOTTED_VERSION == '2.7.3?)

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              danmarsden Dan Marsden added a comment -

              this is all related to the PHP bug detailed here: http://bugs.php.net/bug.php?id=45996

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              danmarsden Dan Marsden added a comment - this is all related to the PHP bug detailed here: http://bugs.php.net/bug.php?id=45996
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              danmarsden Dan Marsden added a comment -

              adding a link to the Mnet discussion that details what happens when Mnet fails...

              http://moodle.org/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=101459#p577035

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              danmarsden Dan Marsden added a comment - adding a link to the Mnet discussion that details what happens when Mnet fails... http://moodle.org/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=101459#p577035
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              salvetore Michael de Raadt added a comment -

              Thanks for reporting this issue.

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              salvetore Michael de Raadt added a comment - Thanks for reporting this issue. We have detected that this issue has been inactive for over a year has been recorded as affecting versions that are no longer supported. If you believe that this issue is still relevant to current versions (2.1 and beyond), please comment on the issue. Issues left inactive for a further month will be closed. Michael d; lqjjLKA0p6
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              danmarsden Dan Marsden added a comment -

              would be nice to get this in at some point.

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              danmarsden Dan Marsden added a comment - would be nice to get this in at some point.
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              danmarsden Dan Marsden added a comment -

              closing as won't fix - moodle has higher reqs on php now anyway which don't all include buggy libxml versions...

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              danmarsden Dan Marsden added a comment - closing as won't fix - moodle has higher reqs on php now anyway which don't all include buggy libxml versions...

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