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Re: Discuss phpBB-3.0.8 released

Post by satguy » Wed Nov 24, 2010 2:15 pm

I use a style called twilight,, And was worried about this upgrade..

But I did the change over today,, and all went well...No probs..

3.0.8 now installed..

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Re: Discuss phpBB-3.0.8 released

Post by ddeo » Wed Nov 24, 2010 2:19 pm

security issue in the previous version affecting boards which have the flash BBCode enabled - it is disabled by default.
How do I know if I have this enebled? I don't see a setting for it in the ACP...

Also, I tried running the check_flash_bbcodes.php script from my server and it takes me to a dowload prompt instead of executing in the browser? Am I missing something? I commented out the safty line.

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Re: Discuss phpBB-3.0.8 released

Post by Billal » Wed Nov 24, 2010 6:06 pm

Just installed update package to my forum. Everything is ok. Thanks development team.

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Post by Dog Cow » Wed Nov 24, 2010 8:25 pm

Finally had time to install this last evening, and I went looking for strange bugs as usual. Found one, but it's strange. :geek:

Now I'm trying to decide if I want to submit a bug report. :?
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Post by ckwalsh » Wed Nov 24, 2010 8:32 pm

Dog Cow wrote:Finally had time to install this last evening, and I went looking for strange bugs as usual. Found one, but it's strange. :geek:

Now I'm trying to decide if I want to submit a bug report. :?
Better to report it than potentially let it get lost.
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Re: Discuss phpBB-3.0.8 released

Post by Dog Cow » Wed Nov 24, 2010 10:01 pm

ckwalsh wrote:
Dog Cow wrote:Finally had time to install this last evening, and I went looking for strange bugs as usual. Found one, but it's strange. :geek:

Now I'm trying to decide if I want to submit a bug report. :?
Better to report it than potentially let it get lost.
Alrighty, then. :|



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Re: Discuss phpBB-3.0.8 released

Post by 3Di » Thu Nov 25, 2010 12:02 am

Yeah, 'create issue' it's funny, sounds like you want more.. :lol:

Anyway, if this is the issue http://tracker.phpbb.com/browse/PHPBB3-9929 well, I have had not yet the time and/or the willing to upgrade my craps, but, better (in case is positive) to PL'it soon IMHO.
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Re: Discuss phpBB-3.0.8 released

Post by Aiotutor » Fri Nov 26, 2010 11:36 am

Superb release :) , it was smooth update from 3.0.7 PL1 to 3.0.8 ;)

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Re: Discuss phpBB-3.0.8 released

Post by Tbrian » Fri Nov 26, 2010 9:48 pm

LOL, thought there would be a RC2 because most fixes weren't verified.
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Post by Pony99CA » Sun Nov 28, 2010 11:53 pm

Phil wrote:The updater will warn you of any conflicts (and allow you to determine the appropriate course of action) before making any changes.
I used the phpBB-3.0.7-PL1_to_3.0.8 updater and got notified of 30+ conflicts even though I was running an almost-stock phpBB 3.07 PL-1 board (only my overall_header.html and overall_footer.html files were modified). It wasn't really a problem -- I just selected the Use new file option for most files and the Merge option for the header file. That also happened on my main board (again with no MODs other than header and footer). Is that supposed to happen?

Note: This isn't a support question -- I got the board working easily. I just want to know if unmodified old files are supposed to get flagged as modifications by the updater.

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Post by Marshalrusty » Mon Nov 29, 2010 6:13 am

I have seen this happen as well and it is due to whitespace. If your (S)FTP client transfers files in ASCII rather than binary (as many of them do), it may change line endings (and potentially things like tabs, etc. depending on the client). This will result in the diffing engine seeing modifications. This happens quite often because many FTP clients are set to ASCII (at least for text files) by default.

Of course, it's only a problem if merging the files results in incorrect code in the file. I have never seen it result in incorrect code, but if you do, that would be a big bug. Due to the number of updates performed with the automatic packages, we probably would have seen this by now though.
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Post by Pony99CA » Mon Nov 29, 2010 10:52 am

Marshalrusty wrote:I have seen this happen as well and it is due to whitespace. If your (S)FTP client transfers files in ASCII rather than binary (as many of them do), it may change line endings (and potentially things like tabs, etc. depending on the client). This will result in the diffing engine seeing modifications. This happens quite often because many FTP clients are set to ASCII (at least for text files) by default.
That makes sense. I use UltraEdit's FTP browser as my FTP client. It defaults to binary, but I try to remember to change it to ASCII when I transfer text files. (I don't know if it supports automatic ASCII/binary detection or extensions.) Maybe I uploaded in binary once and ASCII another time.

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Re: Discuss phpBB-3.0.8 released

Post by eguynth » Mon Nov 29, 2010 11:45 am

Is it just me or after updating this, there is no mass email tab under system?
help me!

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Post by Pony99CA » Tue Nov 30, 2010 2:04 am

eguynth wrote:Is it just me or after updating this, there is no mass email tab under system?
Just you? Here's what I see:
Automation
Check for updates

General tasks
Spiders/Robots
Mass e-mail
Language packs
PHP information
Manage report/denial reasons

Module management
Administration Control Panel
User Control Panel
Moderator Control Panel
Maybe you have a MOD or language pack issue?

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Re: Discuss phpBB-3.0.8 released

Post by eguynth » Tue Nov 30, 2010 5:45 am

Pony99CA wrote:
eguynth wrote:Is it just me or after updating this, there is no mass email tab under system?
Just you? Here's what I see (in ProSilver):
Automation
Check for updates

General tasks
Spiders/Robots
Mass e-mail
Language packs
PHP information
Manage report/denial reasons

Module management
Administration Control Panel
User Control Panel
Moderator Control Panel
Maybe you have a style or language pack issue?

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