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DirectedGraphPlugin works, but PlantUMLPlugin fails

On my upgraded wiki, on pages where I'm using <plantuml>-tags, no images are being generated.

Instead, I see code, as if the plugin wasn't installed or not enabled:

You get: (if installed) actor Foo1 boundary Foo2 control Foo3 entity Foo4 database Foo5 Foo1 → Foo2 : To boundary Foo1 → Foo3 : To control Foo1 → Foo4 : To entity Foo1 → Foo5 : To database

The DirectedGraphPlugin works as it did before and the images are being generated nicely. I also tested if this was a caching problem, by altering diagrams. The Example on DirectedGraphPluginExamples changed, and on PlantUMLPluginExamples nothing happened.

I have tested plantuml from the command line, and it works:
$ java -jar /opt/plantuml/plantuml.jar -testdot
The environment variable GRAPHVIZ_DOT has been set to /usr/bin/dot
Dot executable is /usr/bin/dot
Dot version: dot - graphviz version 2.38.0 (20140413.2041)
Installation seems OK. File generation OK

The PerlDependencyReport looks OK, exept for the unrecognized Version number for Image::Magick.

Is there anything else I can do to debug this?

-- BirgitNietsch - 01 Feb 2018

Are there any errors in your InstalledPlugins page?

-- GeorgeClark - 01 Feb 2018

Yes. It seems that PlantUML has been deactivated due to some Problems with the XML Store Contrib. I have totally removed and reinstalled both PlantUML and the XML Store Contrib, but the errors persist:
Foswiki::Plugins::PlantUMLPlugin could not be loaded.  Errors were:
Experimental keys on scalar is now forbidden at /srv/www/foswiki/htdocs/lib/Foswiki/Contrib/ line 227.
 at /srv/www/foswiki/htdocs/lib/Foswiki/Contrib/ line 227.
   require Foswiki/Contrib/ called at /srv/www/foswiki/htdocs/lib/Foswiki/Plugins/PlantUMLPlugin/ line 30
   Foswiki::Plugins::PlantUMLPlugin::GraphMetaStore::BEGIN() called at /srv/www/foswiki/htdocs/lib/Foswiki/Contrib/ line 227
   eval {...} called at /srv/www/foswiki/htdocs/lib/Foswiki/Contrib/ line 227
   require Foswiki/Plugins/PlantUMLPlugin/ called at /srv/www/foswiki/htdocs/lib/Foswiki/Plugins/ line 384
   Foswiki::Plugins::PlantUMLPlugin::BEGIN() called at /srv/www/foswiki/htdocs/lib/Foswiki/Contrib/ line 227

-- BirgitNietsch - 02 Feb 2018

Try the following patch.

diff --git a/lib/Foswiki/Contrib/ b/lib/Foswiki/Contrib/
index 329d265..65e12c9 100644
--- a/lib/Foswiki/Contrib/
+++ b/lib/Foswiki/Contrib/
@@ -224,8 +224,8 @@ sub save {
     # Remove all nodes associated with the updated topic from the most
     # recent document, then add the possibly changed nodes back in.
     my $diskroot = $doc->documentElement();
-    foreach my $web (sort keys $self->{'updated'}) {
-        foreach my $topic (sort keys $self->{'updated'}->{$web}) {
+    foreach my $web (sort keys %{ $self->{'updated'} }) {
+        foreach my $topic (sort keys %{ $self->{'updated'}->{$web} }) {
             my @nodes = $doc->findnodes(
                 "/" . $self->{'rootname'} . "/" . $self->{'nodename'} .
                 "[\@web='$web' and \@topic='$topic']");

It appears that you are using a newer version of perl and some syntax used in the plugin has been deprecated. I don't have a setup here to test these changes, and I'm unfamiliar with the actual data structure, so this is really a guess. Please report back if it resolves your issue.

-- GeorgeClark - 02 Feb 2018

I've filed Item14615 for this issue.

-- GeorgeClark - 02 Feb 2018

This patch has solved my problems. Thank you so much! smile

-- BirgitNietsch - 02 Feb 2018

Adding a comment: I have just seen that when I have more than one PlantUML Salt diagram on my page, the last salt diagram "wins the game". They are all "PlantUMLPlugin_1.png". Even if there are several non-salt diagrams on the page, one single salt wil spoil the show. The ditaa feature doesn't work at all, as if the keyword was not recognized, and I don't know if this caused by PlantUMLPlugin, by PlantUML itself, or by XMLStoreContrib. I'll have to look into the details on monday.

-- BirgitNietsch - 02 Feb 2018

Sounds like another bug. If you could, please report them in PlantUMLPlugin or XMLStoreContrib

-- GeorgeClark - 02 Feb 2018

QuestionForm edit

Subject Using an extension
Extension PlantUMLPlugin
Version Foswiki 2.1.4
Status Task filed
Related Topics Tasks.Item14615
Topic revision: r7 - 02 Feb 2018, GeorgeClark - This page was cached on 23 May 2019 - 13:39.

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