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Postby asmecher » Sat Jan 19, 2008 10:23 am

Hi Gunther,

Removing a plugin shouldn't cause this -- have you tried moving the entire plugins/generic/webFeed directory out of the OJS tree temporarily? Usually if the entire site goes blank it's because of a typo in the code (i.e. a missing "}" will sometimes cause PHP to die gracelessly and without warning). You can at least make sure that the problem is to do with plugins by removing the following line:

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...from includes/ This will prevent OJS from loading the generic plugin category.

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Postby jmir » Sat Jan 19, 2008 11:23 am

Phew ... (sigh of relief).
Removing the webfeed directory did the trick - should have thought of this by myself. Obviously, just renaming the old plugin was a dummy idea.

At least the main site is running again. Still can't get the new WebFeed plugin to run.
I have 1.7 and settingsform.tpl 1.4 [although the header of that file says 1.2] from the CVS installed, as well as the other files from the latest CVS
When I go to the plugin settings form as journal manager it just blanks out.

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Postby smiri » Sat Jan 19, 2008 12:32 pm

Hi jmir,

like Alec mentioned above, there must be a error in your code somewhere.

you should be able to see the error by putting the line below in your index.php file right after the <?php line:

ini_set('display_errors', E_ALL);


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Postby jmir » Sat Jan 19, 2008 1:15 pm

Thanks for the hint regarding how to enable the display of errors....

I actually haven't touched the code, as I said before, I just installed the most recent plugin (the rest of the OJS codebase has NOT been touched, I am running partly pre-2.2.

The error msg I am getting when trying to access the SETTINGS in the plugin list

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Fatal error: Class 'FormValidatorPost' not found in /var/www/sites/ on line 37

Another error I am getting on the homepage is

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Warning: Smarty error: unable to read resource: "file:/var/www/sites/" in /var/www/sites/ on line 1095

UPDATE 19/01/08 4pm: I followed the advice which I found here (viewtopic.php?f=8&t=2088) and commented out $this->addCheck(new FormValidatorPost($this));
however, as in Renate's case, the feed doesn't show (should be at , right?). I tried both seetings (issue and last n articles), at no avail

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