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  1. Moodle
  2. MDL-25780

php notice displayed when moodle installer can't write to the data directory

    Details

    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Minor
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 2.0
    • Fix Version/s: 2.0.2
    • Component/s: Installation
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    • Affected Branches:
      MOODLE_20_STABLE
    • Fixed Branches:
      MOODLE_20_STABLE

      Description

      Installing Moodle and Moodle doesnt currently have write permission to the data directory. I get the following php notice displayed.

      Notice: Undefined variable: a in /home/andrew/Desktop/review/moodle/install.php on line 320
      Call Stack

      1. Time Memory Function Location
        1 0.0021 443200 {main}

        ( ) ../install.php:0

      Under the data directory text box is the following message:
      Data directory ({$a->dataroot}) cannot be created by the installer.

      The $a isnt being substituted.

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                  Fix Release Date:
                  21/Feb/11