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Before logging in, any user has the option of resetting their passwords by providing an email adress of a registered user. I receive the following error message if I attempt to change the password of any user:
Fatal error: Call to a member function setFrom() on a non-object in /var/www/ojs-2.2.3/pages/login/LoginHandler.inc.php on line 182
I have no idea what this means and I would appreciate it if someone could shed some light on this matter.
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There is one more reference to the $email variable in the LoginHandler.inc.php:
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$user = &$userDao->getUserByEmail($email);
Should it be changed too?
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No--that should be okay, it uses a legitimate email variable two lines up that represents the email address string drawn from the reset password form.
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I have downloaded version 2.2.3 (not upgrade, clean install) but got the same error. Looking at the corresponding file, I noticed, the LoginHandler.inc.php was not fixed as mentioned. I thing one should put the correct file into download archieve.
220.127.116.11 (July 28, 2009 - 09:43 PM)
Latest version: 18.104.22.168 (April 9, 2009
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You are correct -- that fix has not been added to the downloadable tar package from the PKP website. While it is a large bug and an important issue, we normally don't repackage software for spot release that address only one fix, unless it is a critical or security bug. The fix will definitely be included in OJS 2.3, which will be released in a few weeks.
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