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  1. Moodle
  2. MDL-29898

Incorrect documentation in admin/cli/install_database.php

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    • Testing Instructions:
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      1. Create empty database and point configuration at it.
      2. As web server user run: php admin/cli/install_database.php --agree-license --fullname "fullname" --shortname "shortname" --adminpass=password
      3. Verify that the site has a fullname and shortname of 1
      4. Drop and re-create the database
      5. As web server user run: php admin/cli/install_database.php --agree-license --fullname="fullname" --shortname="shortname" --adminpass=password
      6. Verify that the fullname and shortname are now set correctly
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      Create empty database and point configuration at it. As web server user run: php admin/cli/install_database.php --agree-license --fullname "fullname" --shortname "shortname" --adminpass=password Verify that the site has a fullname and shortname of 1 Drop and re-create the database As web server user run: php admin/cli/install_database.php --agree-license --fullname="fullname" --shortname="shortname" --adminpass=password Verify that the fullname and shortname are now set correctly
    • Difficulty:
      Easy
    • Affected Branches:
      MOODLE_21_STABLE, MOODLE_22_STABLE
    • Fixed Branches:
      MOODLE_21_STABLE
    • Pull from Repository:
    • Pull Master Branch:
      MDL-29898-master-1

      Description

      Documentation suggests that fullname and shortname options are:
      --fullname
      --shortname

      They are in fact
      --fullname=STRING
      --shortname=STRING

      Trying to use the former results in a fullname or shortname of "1"

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                  Fix Release Date:
                  28/Nov/11