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[MyBB] Forum errors/glitches megathread

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Post by infurnus » Sat Mar 01, 2014 11:55 pm

EDIT: This thread is deprecated due to our switch to phpbb

Report errors and glitches here.
Be sure to specify what you were doing when the problem occurred.

Here's a list of updates done to the forums:
http://zandronum.com/forum/showthread.php?tid=4206

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RE: Forum errors/glitches megathread

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Post by ZzZombo » Mon Mar 03, 2014 8:19 am

[02:18] <ZzZombo_> I have a weird problem with the forum, "Thread Subscriptions With New Posts" on http://zandronum.com/forum/usercp.php keeps getting more and more threads, but without a "goto to new posts" link nor bold as with normal threads.
[02:19] <ZzZombo_> Furthermore, such threads may actually have a new post, but most don't.
[02:20] <infurnus> it doesn't list anything under Last Post?
[02:20] <ZzZombo_> Last Post works normally.
[02:21] <infurnus> you can prune out threads you don't want to follow any more here: http://zandronum.com/forum/usercp.php?a ... scriptions
[02:21] <ZzZombo_> No, that's not whatI need.
[02:21] <infurnus> what exactly are you asking for?
[02:22] <ZzZombo_> Eh
[02:22] <infurnus> it only shows the threads you've subscribed to there, and their latest posts
[02:23] <ZzZombo_> No, it shows subscribed threads WITH latest posts.
[02:23] <infurnus> if there's no recent activity, that just means people aren't posting to threads you are subscribed to
[02:23] <ZzZombo_> If I visit all of them I won't get any.
[02:23] <ZzZombo_> not latest
[02:23] <ZzZombo_> but new
[02:24] <infurnus> you have to click on Last Post
[02:24] <infurnus> it's the way the feature was built into MyBB
[02:25] <infurnus> is it working
[02:27] <ZzZombo_> Look there: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/943 ... rumBug.png
[02:28] <ZzZombo_> See? Normal threads have the link to new posts and are bolded.
[02:28] <ZzZombo_> Bugged don't.
[02:28] <infurnus> it's not bugged, that's how it works in MyBB
[02:28] <ZzZombo_> No
[02:28] <ZzZombo_> Look
[02:29] <ZzZombo_> There is even one thread with me as the last psoter
[02:29] <ZzZombo_> poster*
[02:29] <ZzZombo_> But it got there recently.
[02:29] <ZzZombo_> It wasn't there like a week ago.
[02:30] <infurnus> what web browser do you use
[02:30] <ZzZombo_> Opera
[02:31] <ZzZombo_> http://zandronum.com/forum/showthread.php?tid=2185 actually got a new post since my last visit but appears buggy.
[02:31] <ZzZombo_> Same to http://zandronum.com/forum/showthread.php?tid=3119
[02:34] <ZzZombo_> Okay, as I said it's supposed only to show subscribed threads with unread posts. I just visited them all but it's not the first time I get this sort of things.
[02:34] <infurnus> I don't understand what the bug is
[02:34] <ZzZombo_> Did you look at the image?
[02:34] <infurnus> yes but I don't quite get it, have you tried logging out and logging back in?
[02:34] <infurnus> it sounds like an issue with cookies
[02:35] <ZzZombo_> No, I didn't
[02:35] <ZzZombo_> The bug is that from time to time I get a mess in "Thread Subscriptions With New Posts"
[02:40] <infurnus> http://dev.mybb.com/issues/1426
[02:41] <infurnus> I'll see if there's something I can do on the mybb control panel
[02:42] <ZzZombo_> Nice
[02:43] <infurnus> all I can do is change the cron/task stuff
[02:43] <infurnus> is it still showing old threads?
[02:43] <infurnus> otherwise I don't think this can be fixed without changing the mybb code or writing a plugin
[02:44] <ZzZombo_> No, as I said above I visited all threads were listed there
[02:44] <ZzZombo_> So usercp doesn't show anything.
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RE: Forum errors/glitches megathread

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Post by Dark-Assassin » Mon Mar 03, 2014 12:42 pm

This bug would possibly require the code to be edited unfortunately.
But possibly a workaround could be made.

Edit: Possibly found the issue and know how to fix it.
See Tacker Post: http://zandronum.com/tracker/view.php?id=1729
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Re: Forum errors/glitches megathread

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Post by StrikerMan780 » Thu Apr 07, 2016 1:23 am

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Re: [MyBB] Forum errors/glitches megathread

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Post by infurnus » Thu Apr 07, 2016 5:56 pm

Yeah, known issue with the WIP theme in phpbb.

All issues we had with MyBB are gone or inherently changed, so I'm going to close this thread and open a new one for the new software to prevent future confusion.

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