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Item12287: Configure dies on buggy extensions with UserInterfaceInternationalisation enabled

Priority: Normal
Current State: Closed
Released In: 2.0.0
Target Release: major
Applies To: Engine
Component: Configure
Branches: trunk
Reported By: MyqLarson
Waiting For:
Last Change By: GeorgeClark

configure dies on buggy scripts when UserInterfaceInternationalisation enabled

As discussed here, the configure script will die when:
  • a buggy plugin is installed and enabled (in this case, ChartPlugin v1.6.0's bug described here),
  • UserInterfaceInternationalisation is enabled (Internationalisation section in configure),
  • and a new plugin is (un|re)installed. The error occurs after entering the password to verify the change:

Software error:
Can't call method "getLocal" on an undefined value at /tmp/Foswiki-1.1.6/lib/Foswiki/ line 441.

  • Screenshot of error thrown:
    Screenshot from 2012-12-11 21:05:17.png

-- MyqLarson - 11 Dec 2012

Marking this fixed in 1.2. The extensions installer disables all plugins during updates. That should avoid this type of issue.

-- GeorgeClark - 29 May 2014


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Summary Configure dies on buggy extensions with UserInterfaceInternationalisation enabled
ReportedBy MyqLarson
Codebase 1.1.9, 1.1.6, trunk
SVN Range
AppliesTo Engine
Component Configure
Priority Normal
CurrentState Closed
Checkins distro:46ffa7aa0ab9
TargetRelease major
ReleasedIn 2.0.0
CheckinsOnBranches trunk
trunkCheckins distro:46ffa7aa0ab9
Topic revision: r4 - 05 Jul 2015, GeorgeClark
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