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forum issues?

Post by rray » 31 Aug 2017, 16:32

I'm getting php errors and can't see/post links

also the active topic list is weirdly sorted for me.

anyone else gets that? will delete this if not
"as a maya discussion grows longer, the probability of a suggestion involving deleting the preferences approaches one"

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Re: forum issues?

Post by julius » 31 Aug 2017, 17:29

I get php errors too, and the font is huge.

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Re: forum issues?

Post by gaboraa » 31 Aug 2017, 20:33

same here

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Re: forum issues?

Post by Bullit » 31 Aug 2017, 23:51

i have only that issues in this topic

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Re: forum issues?

Post by FXDude » 01 Sep 2017, 02:59

Indeed, and sorting by last post also seems affected,

Also tried with a few different browsers, in case it was a browser issue but it was not.

:-?

Great to see the forum with tons of pages again though
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While On the subject would it be possible to up the default recent post display to 2 weeks instead of 1?

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Re: forum issues?

Post by owei » 01 Sep 2017, 07:53

Hey guys..!

The provider forced me to switch to an newer PHP version. So I changed it back to the oldest possible version 5.6. Do you have still issues? Anyway, the time for this forum seems to come sooner or later...technically.

cheers,
oli

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Re: forum issues?

Post by Hirazi Blue » 01 Sep 2017, 08:05

I haven't experienced anything like the aforementioned bugs yet
(and while I hardly post anymore, I still visit the community daily)
:-\
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Re: forum issues?

Post by Hirazi Blue » 01 Sep 2017, 08:49

I stand corrected : there seem to be some problems with staying logged in during a session. When I click on a gallery picture, I lose my connection to the session, while the system still logs me as being online... =((
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Re: forum issues?

Post by Hirazi Blue » 01 Sep 2017, 09:52

Sadly, we decided to finally take down the gallery completely, as it became increasingly buggy...
Warning: clicking the top banner disconnects you from the session as well.
Use the "Board index" link below the banner...
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Re: forum issues?

Post by FXDude » 01 Sep 2017, 16:12

Hum. does PHPBB allow to have a basic html sections?

If so, it should then be very easy to make just a basic html header with images that simply link to topics,

Also if so, I could make that header if it could be of help! (let me know we, we could try it out)


And what would you think about making the default 1 week recent post lenght to 2 weeks ?

And also, nice to see you Hirazi! :)

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Re: forum issues?

Post by rray » 01 Sep 2017, 16:33

Hirazi Blue wrote:Sadly, we decided to finally take down the gallery completely, as it became increasingly buggy...
Warning: clicking the top banner disconnects you from the session as well.
Use the "Board index" link below the banner...
Apparently using a bookmark does as well, the session is only kept when the "sid=.." is a part of the adress line. Looks like it's to do with cookies.

Not a bad issue though, just breaks some habits.

Let me know if I can be of any help too, I'd gladly spend a few days instead of seeing the forum go down. Not that I can guarantee I'd be able to technically...
"as a maya discussion grows longer, the probability of a suggestion involving deleting the preferences approaches one"

softimage resources section (formerly known as rray.de/xsi) updated May 30 2018

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Re: forum issues?

Post by Draise » 01 Sep 2017, 17:58

united3dartists.com with their trueSpace forums also just updated to the latest forum software, similar to what this one is using. The https:// was an issue, the old links and bookmarks were also the issue, and logging on to the http:// version of the same domain logged you out. Wiping the cookies after update and updating bookmarks usually fixed the user logout issues.

If you can sort them out, it will be just a bump in the road, but keeping things going is a must! Unless you all wanna migrate stuff to united3dartists.com? The 3D software necrofiliacs socienty, lol

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Re: forum issues?

Post by Hirazi Blue » 01 Sep 2017, 18:14

FXDude wrote:If so, it should then be very easy to make just a basic html header with images that simply link to topics
Our original header was already such a simple hack...
But now that there are problems with the session ids ("sid"), it is best to give up on the gallery...

And I know I will miss it, as it was the first and only piece of code I ever wrote for this community... =((

@rray and everybody else: if anyone of you has any clue how to fix the cookies / the session ids on a phpbb forum please contact me...
At the moment we are looking at bugs and flaws that we probably won't be able to fix anymore. (lack of skill/know-how/time/energy)
Here's hoping the basic functionality of the community will remain intact for some time still.
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Re: forum issues?

Post by FXDude » 01 Sep 2017, 21:37

Okay.

I noticed that copying a link to a topic now has an SID bit at the end
and that following any internal link not just bookmarks, also logs-out.

I will now try to see if I logout if the link with the salad will be followed


Test image link
Image

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EDIT:

Okay! so it seems to follow weather logged-in or not, without logging-out if logged-in!

So isn't it a question of just updating the banner images with links that includes the new sid salad?

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Re: forum issues?

Post by rray » 01 Sep 2017, 23:14

I think the fact that the forum puts ascii salad in the urls is already a sign that cookies aren't working
(..although I realize it was in there before and still didn't log anyone out...)

Just checked this old test forum I installed several years ago, there are never any sids in the url. It's version is 3.0.8... I'll keep investigating
"as a maya discussion grows longer, the probability of a suggestion involving deleting the preferences approaches one"

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Re: forum issues?

Post by FXDude » 01 Sep 2017, 23:45

Thanks for looking into it!

Also I thought my little thumbnail worked because it didn't log me out,
but it stopped working by the next time I logged-in, (so clicking on image with salad logged me out)

It just occurred to me that "sid" was Session ID, so I guess that salad was specific to, and worked only in my session.

thanks again!