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Partial Fix Importing an addon problems (phrase map rebuild)

Discussion in 'Resolved Bug Reports' started by addaco, Apr 29, 2011.

  1. addaco

    addaco Member


    I installed about 5 or so addons with no problems on my site. Unusually, I installed an addon and it failed to install today. when It was rebuildig cahces it says an error message, then redirects me to another page that describes this info:
    any addon I install / uninstall I get this error. I'm guessing that theres a problem with the tables in mysql db but I am not sure how to fix this. I dont think / know I did anything to cause this

    Many thanks
  2. Mike

    Mike XenForo Developer Staff Member

    I don't legitimately know if this is a bug, but it's related to inserting into the phrase map, and I haven't seen this error there before, so I'm moving this to bugs.

    The phrase title in question is "Quote" and we don't usually use phrase titles with capitals, so I suspect that's related.
  3. addaco

    addaco Member

    ahh, I think I know what I did. sorry for the troubles.... (its not a xenforo bug, its a bug in my brain)

    I renamed the reply phrase to quote to change it for my members. Shows my level of expertise :p

    Going to fix the phrase and see if it makes a difference

    EDIT: is there a place where I can download the en lang xml
  4. addaco

    addaco Member

    ahh, I think I fixed it by rebuilding master data via /install ;)

    was worried for a bit. theres no bug in the excellent xenforo :D

    so, the problem was that I renamed my phrases. Maybe there could be a better way to display this error, point out to the user to rebuild their master data? Incase they make the same mistake
  5. Mike

    Mike XenForo Developer Staff Member

    I can see how this could happen. It's tricky to deal with, unless we just change all phrases to be lower case. That's probably the best option, though I worry about the backwards compatibility issues that can create.

    As such, this will have to be changed in a future version with fairly dramatic changes.
  6. addaco

    addaco Member

    good to know :)

    the problem I experienced was all about renaming an existing phrase, and forgot about it after some time. there may be more problems there than I realise, but it might be useful to have a message display by the title of a phrase explaining the problems that could occur if its changed.

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