Affects Version/s: 1.7.1
Environment:Debain 3.1, PHP 5.2, MySQL 5.0.32. Running as a VM under Windows 2003.
Fixed Branches:MOODLE_17_STABLE, MOODLE_18_STABLE
No email is being sent to subscribers on Forum updates. Review of all logs found no reported problems. Ran cron job from command line php and saw the following error. Able to reproduce at will.
Subscribe to forum for emails.
Add topic and check immediate email.
run job from command line.
job hangs for a couple of minutes then gives the following error.
Starting activity modules
Processing module function assignment_cron ...done.
Processing module function forum_cron ...Processing post 16
Fatal error: Allowed memory size of 67108864 bytes exhausted (tried to allocate 56098765 bytes) in /var/www/moodle/lib/textlib.class.php on line 228
One this error occurs can run cron again with no issues but it complete forum_cron without processing any emails. I am seeing no other issues with Moodle at this point.