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  1. Moodle
  2. MDL-48274

Forum subscription fails when in group mode

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Major
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 2.8.1
    • Fix Version/s: 2.8.2
    • Component/s: Forum
    • Database:
      PostgreSQL
    • Testing Instructions:
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      1. Create a new forum with the Groups mode set to "Visible Groups"
      2. As a user enrolled in the course, click "Subscribe to this forum" in the Navigation
        • Confirm that you were subscribed to the forum
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      Create a new forum with the Groups mode set to "Visible Groups" As a user enrolled in the course, click "Subscribe to this forum" in the Navigation Confirm that you were subscribed to the forum
    • Workaround:
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      /mod/forum/subscription.php

      The has_capability calls on line 80 is missing the context.

      if ($groupmode && !$issubscribed && !has_capability('moodle/site:accessallgroups', $context)) {
      if (!groups_get_all_groups($course->id, $USER->id))

      { print_error('cannotsubscribe', 'forum'); }

      }

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      /mod/forum/subscription.php The has_capability calls on line 80 is missing the context. if ($groupmode && !$issubscribed && !has_capability('moodle/site:accessallgroups', $context)) { if (!groups_get_all_groups($course->id, $USER->id)) { print_error('cannotsubscribe', 'forum'); } }
    • Difficulty:
      Easy
    • Affected Branches:
      MOODLE_28_STABLE
    • Fixed Branches:
      MOODLE_28_STABLE
    • Pull Master Branch:
      MDL-48274-master
    • Sprint:
      FRONTEND Sprint 15

      Description

      The subscription in forum fails when group mode is enabled because of a slight coding error in mod\forum\subscribe.php line 80

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                Updated:
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                Fix Release Date:
                12/Jan/15