Example plugin issue

Bug #1356563 reported by Kristina Hoeppner on 2014-08-13
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Aaron Wells

Bug Description


Mahara 1.10dev:

Basically if the sample module is installed and is not hidden then the setting, messages, and Logout menus are not displayed. If I hide the module then they are.

Changed in mahara:
assignee: nobody → Aaron Wells (u-aaronw)
milestone: none → 1.10.0
Aaron Wells (u-aaronw) wrote :

I was able to replicate the issue. Here's the underlying error:

[WAR] 9c (lib/mahara.php:1577) call_user_func_array() expects parameter 1 to be a valid callback, class 'PluginModuleSample' does not have a method 'menu_items'
Call stack (most recent first):

    log_message("call_user_func_array() expects parameter 1 to be a...", 8, true, true, "/home/aaronw/www/mahara/htdocs/lib/mahara.php", 1577) at /home/aaronw/www/mahara/htdocs/lib/errors.php:439
    error(2, "call_user_func_array() expects parameter 1 to be a...", "/home/aaronw/www/mahara/htdocs/lib/mahara.php", 1577, array(size 3)) at Unknown:0
    call_user_func_array(array(size 2), array(size 0)) at /home/aaronw/www/mahara/htdocs/lib/mahara.php:1577
    call_static_method("PluginModuleSample", "menu_items") at /home/aaronw/www/mahara/htdocs/lib/web.php:2696
    right_nav() at /home/aaronw/www/mahara/htdocs/lib/web.php:516
    smarty() at /home/aaronw/www/mahara/htdocs/admin/index.php:65

[WAR] 9c (lib/web.php:2697) array_merge(): Argument #2 is not an array
Call stack (most recent first):

    log_message("array_merge(): Argument #2 is not an array", 8, true, true, "/home/aaronw/www/mahara/htdocs/lib/web.php", 2697) at /home/aaronw/www/mahara/htdocs/lib/errors.php:439
    error(2, "array_merge(): Argument #2 is not an array", "/home/aaronw/www/mahara/htdocs/lib/web.php", 2697, array(size 8)) at Unknown:0
    array_merge(array(size 12), null) at /home/aaronw/www/mahara/htdocs/lib/web.php:2697
    right_nav() at /home/aaronw/www/mahara/htdocs/lib/web.php:516
    smarty() at /home/aaronw/www/mahara/htdocs/admin/index.php:65

Changed in mahara:
importance: Undecided → High
status: New → Confirmed
Aaron Wells (u-aaronw) wrote :

The problem was that a subsequent patch added a requirement that every module has to implement a public static "menu_items()" method. I've pushed a fix patch, which provides an empty implementation of this method.

tags: added: regression
Aaron Wells (u-aaronw) wrote :

The gerrit patch didn't get posted to this bug for some reason: https://reviews.mahara.org/#/c/3629/

Changed in mahara:
status: Confirmed → In Progress

Reviewed: https://reviews.mahara.org/3629
Committed: http://gitorious.org/mahara/mahara/commit/2dd9526a8fa6b3be3654f507f49049c57357ef86
Submitter: Robert Lyon (<email address hidden>)
Branch: master

commit 2dd9526a8fa6b3be3654f507f49049c57357ef86
Author: Aaron Wells <email address hidden>
Date: Thu Aug 14 08:38:53 2014 +1200

Adding a default empty "menu_items()" method for interactions & modules

Bug 1356563

Change-Id: Ic238ab691e1738e5e28f13606c7da4862d1b4d9c

Robert Lyon (robertl-9) on 2014-09-16
Changed in mahara:
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
Aaron Wells (u-aaronw) on 2014-10-21
Changed in mahara:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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