Release Notes - Moodle - Version 1.8.5 - HTML format

Bug

  • [MDL-3739] - Problem with Advance Search
  • [MDL-6227] - Cron backup issues
  • [MDL-7734] - Help links doesn't respect course->forcelang
  • [MDL-8123] - Admin_tree icons not read from theme pix folder
  • [MDL-8269] - cron runs at midnight regarless of setting
  • [MDL-9397] - Ensure auth settings pages link to relevent documentation pages
  • [MDL-9596] - Grading of assignments does not allow selecting by group
  • [MDL-9605] - Missing string: langnoeditenglish
  • [MDL-9666] - choice tally not available for teacher or admin
  • [MDL-9667] - bug in behavior of convert_tree_to_html called via print_tabs
  • [MDL-9669] - Cannot set table attributes to 0
  • [MDL-9721] - Blank Window when having PDF open in same window
  • [MDL-10451] - some very silly small bugs in the code
  • [MDL-10606] - Course search box id defined twice
  • [MDL-11169] - Link to .mov file displayed in New Window shows garbage (IE only)
  • [MDL-11362] - SCORM visibility vs Roles
  • [MDL-11547] - Canot import database presets
  • [MDL-11594] - Administration icon not follow user theme
  • [MDL-11629] - Oracle can't store multiple choice fractional value questions.
  • [MDL-11816] - Export pages in Wiki no longer works
  • [MDL-12016] - PHP error notices
  • [MDL-12080] - Add one optional environmental check about xml-rpc installed
  • [MDL-12158] - Warning: reset() [function.reset]: Passed variable is not an array or object in /var/www/moodle/lib/dmllib.php on line 376
  • [MDL-12277] - Send Button is missing (...> Participants > Message course users)
  • [MDL-12382] - I unintentionally added my self as student user now, I can't go back to my role as administrator
  • [MDL-12421] - When a create a data set for a calculated question with 1 decimal, whole numbers don't keep the decimal.
  • [MDL-12562] - Backup process generate big memory footprint and would stop when have huge number of users
  • [MDL-12695] - Symantec Norton internet security pop up blocker seems to be stopping user starting a quiz attempt
  • [MDL-12827] - Internal record cache can be modified
  • [MDL-12830] - Missing errorbox css in formal white theme
  • [MDL-12958] - In the Authorize enrol plug-in when a credit card expiry date (year) is entered, a validate error is generated blocking credit card usage
  • [MDL-12976] - Trying to change one block multiplicity from "yes" throws error
  • [MDL-12977] - Undefined variable $CFG in basicgrouplib.php
  • [MDL-13003] - There are two overlapping keys in aray $optional (admin/uploaduser.php)
  • [MDL-13029] - Typo in groups_members_join_sql
  • [MDL-13039] - Notice: Undefined property at /user/index.php when "User list: More detailed"
  • [MDL-13043] - "Browse list of users" displays only 29 out of 30 users
  • [MDL-13052] - edit/user.php should be user/edit.php
  • [MDL-13068] - Deleting Courses Bug
  • [MDL-13110] - Manually grading random questions does not work
  • [MDL-13115] - Backup doesn't respect the users=none setting at all
  • [MDL-13150] - Remove extra <br /> tag for XHTML strict validation
  • [MDL-13177] - Old sites can have $lesson->usegrademax while the correct is $lesson->usemaxgrade
  • [MDL-13189] - Course forced language not correctly used on Edit questions page
  • [MDL-13206] - call to forum_print_posts_threaded in post.php doesn't pass correct context
  • [MDL-13207] - pdflib.php has a php5 constructor which overwrites parameters with defaults
  • [MDL-13220] - rebuild_course_cache not being called after AJAX show/hide
  • [MDL-13221] - problem in define userrole
  • [MDL-13237] - rcache limiting through intcachemax not implemented
  • [MDL-13263] - String nopostforum was never created
  • [MDL-13276] - Fatal error in files/index.php
  • [MDL-13287] - Typo in /user/messageselect.php (with solution)
  • [MDL-13314] - lib/accesslib.php/count_role_users function give wrong results
  • [MDL-13339] - Restore creating blank course records when restoring non-moodle backup files
  • [MDL-13354] - No dissociation in the role definition between the moodle/course:manageactivities and mod/scorm:viewreport permission
  • [MDL-13362] - Strange behaviour of mysqli ADODB driver...
  • [MDL-13364] - Messaging emails sometimes look corrupted because subject line is multi-line
  • [MDL-13397] - No message about required database entries
  • [MDL-13465] - multiple choice question text not wrapped in Lesson
  • [MDL-13551] - preview question capability wrongly denied to student who has moodle/question:manage capability
  • [MDL-13554] - Block restore for modules can fail or insert invalid block_instance records
  • [MDL-13565] - Tracking forum
  • [MDL-13569] - Restore notices on restoring role overrides
  • [MDL-13661] - lib/dmllib.php - rcache_set function - array_shift php native function is corrupting cached data
  • [MDL-13717] - Sitemap does not work properly, amongst other things - ewiki_database_moodle("GETALL" ...) is broken
  • [MDL-13743] - rm mulitmedia filter does not work in Firefox
  • [MDL-13793] - Wiki module doesn't work under mysqli
  • [MDL-13860] - ADL Scorm 2004 LMS Conformance Test
  • [MDL-13909] - new user profile fields cannot be positionned properly on the signup screen, after upgrading from 1.8.2 to 1.9
  • [MDL-13919] - Undefined variable in tablelib
  • [MDL-13947] - function glossary_search doesn't work correctly in postgreSQL
  • [MDL-13959] - Timezone Problem
  • [MDL-14091] - MDL-10232 broke MyMoodle course list sort order (with patch)
  • [MDL-14093] - DST not applied properly when requesting explicit timezones
  • [MDL-14097] - LDAP enrollment: users unenrolled on login when courses are unavailable to students (with patch)
  • [MDL-14182] - Wrong conversion from '0' (string) to '' under Oracle
  • [MDL-14215] - Bug in ADOdb mysqli driver prevents proper detection of enums
  • [MDL-14257] - Registry cache bypass in add_to_log()
  • [MDL-14657] - PostgreSQL error: Empty string instead of integer in the query
  • [MDL-14823] - Notice in feedback lib.php
  • [MDL-15035] - Wrong message displayed when not part of a group and trying to view participants with course set to separate groups.

New Feature

  • [MDL-6826] - Edit Resources without previewing
  • [MDL-15029] - Create an enrollment plug-in to create a group for each new user

Task

  • [MDL-8005] - Missing version information in some CVS files - /user/messageselect.php
  • [MDL-10721] - Scheduled backup support for some new parts...
  • [MDL-13506] - Backport current ADOdb lib from 19_STABLE/HEAD to 18_STABLE
  • [MDL-13934] - remove "Moodle Docs for this page" on "continue" pages

Improvement

  • [MDL-8810] - changing require_once to include_once when looking for mod/abc/lib.php
  • [MDL-13060] - Need to create more "countries" in drop down menu
  • [MDL-13100] - Workshop module should be disabled by default
  • [MDL-13201] - Upgrade the Windows installers to use newer XAMPPLITE version
  • [MDL-13430] - The student list are NOT hyperlinked to their profile consistently (different quiz question types, participant view, gradebook view..etc.)
  • [MDL-13489] - Add xmlrpc extension to environment check

Sub-task

  • [MDL-6051] - Restore on 'existing course, deleting it first' logic
  • [MDL-12453] - All group members are backed up, not just "backupable" ones
  • [MDL-12503] - The function generate_dataset_item() of calculated question type has a bug on loguniform option

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