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  1. Moodle
  2. MDL-32125

Auto subscription mode change not reflecting subscribers

    Details

    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Minor
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 2.0.7, 2.2.1, 2.2.7, 2.3.4, 2.4.1
    • Fix Version/s: 2.3.5, 2.4.2
    • Component/s: Forum
    • Testing Instructions:
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      1. Create a forum with Optional subscription
      2. Check the subscribers (should be none)
      3. In "Forum administration", click on "Edit settings"
      4. Change the subscription mode to "Auto subscription", then click on "Save and display"
      5. Check the subscribers (should be all there)
      6. Turn editing on
      7. Remove all members manually
      8. In "Forum administration", click on "Edit settings"
      9. Change the subscription mode to "Optional subscription", then click on "Save and display"
      10. In "Forum administration". change the subscription mode to "Auto subscription" - a message is displayed "Everyone is now subscribed to this forum"
      11. Check the subscribers (should be all there)
      12. Enrol a student in the course
      13. Check the subscribers (Should be all there, including the new enrolled student)
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      Create a forum with Optional subscription Check the subscribers (should be none) In "Forum administration", click on "Edit settings" Change the subscription mode to "Auto subscription", then click on "Save and display" Check the subscribers (should be all there) Turn editing on Remove all members manually In "Forum administration", click on "Edit settings" Change the subscription mode to "Optional subscription", then click on "Save and display" In "Forum administration". change the subscription mode to "Auto subscription" - a message is displayed "Everyone is now subscribed to this forum" Check the subscribers (should be all there) Enrol a student in the course Check the subscribers (Should be all there, including the new enrolled student)
    • Workaround:
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      Ensure you create the forum with 'Auto subscription' mode as all students are added as subscribers if this is selected when the forum is created.

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      Ensure you create the forum with 'Auto subscription' mode as all students are added as subscribers if this is selected when the forum is created.
    • Affected Branches:
      MOODLE_20_STABLE, MOODLE_22_STABLE, MOODLE_23_STABLE, MOODLE_24_STABLE
    • Fixed Branches:
      MOODLE_23_STABLE, MOODLE_24_STABLE
    • Pull from Repository:
    • Pull Master Branch:
      MDL-32125-master

      Description

      Forum subscribers are not updated when a forum with 'Optional subscription' mode is changed to 'Auto subscription'. The Subscribers do not appear to be updated on a forum update but are subscribed on a forum add.
      Refer forum post http://moodle.org/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=198257#p866755

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                    Updated:
                    Resolved:
                    Fix Release Date:
                    11/Mar/13