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Patch: Fix error notices on "contact form" type pages.

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Google Summer of Code Hacker, 222 Posts

24 May 2007 at 11:44am

Hello again. :)

I've run into a bunch of error notices when creating a "contact form" type page.

First off, I get endless errors like:
Notice: Undefined variable: field in /var/www/silverstripe/sapphire/core/model/DataObject.php on line 955
which I fixed with this patch (explained in a previous post):

Note: This patch assumes the one above has already be applied.

Here is a patch that fixes the rest of the errors explained below:

Patch explanation:

1. I get the following 2 errors, each repeated 4 times from inside the has_many() function:

Notice: Undefined index: Fields in /var/www/silverstripe/sapphire/core/model/DataObject.php(796) : eval()'d code on line 1

Notice: Undefined index: Submissions in /var/www/silverstripe/sapphire/core/model/DataObject.php(796) : eval()'d code on line 1

I fixed this by only returning {$class}::\$has_many[\$component] if it is set.

2. These two errors were fixed by the addition of an isset():
Notice: Undefined index: UserDefinedForm in /var/www/silverstripe/sapphire/core/model/DataObject.php on line 638

Notice: Undefined index: Page in /var/www/silverstripe/sapphire/core/model/DataObject.php on line 638

3. These last two errors were fixed by adding an "else" statement to assign a variable an empty value if needed:

Notice: Undefined variable: readOnlyAttr in /var/www/silverstripe/sapphire/forms/EditableFormField.php on line 70

Notice: Undefined variable: disabled in /var/www/silverstripe/sapphire/forms/EditableTextField.php on line 81

4. When clicking save draft I got the following error:

Error in Ajax evaluator on line 974: invalid flag after regular expression
Notice: Use of undefined constant ID - assumed 'ID' in /var/www/silverstripe/sapphire/core/model/DataObject.php on line 361
$('sitetree').setNodeTitle("4", "Contact Us"); $('Form_EditForm').loadActionsFromString(' '); $('Form_EditForm').updateStatus('Saved (update)'); statusMessage('Saved.', 'good');

I fixed that error by adding the needed single quotes around this line: return $this->record['ID'];

Hope this helps,

Elijah Lofgren


Google Summer of Code Hacker, 222 Posts

24 May 2007 at 3:00pm

This patch fixes more errors also (to be applied in addition to the 2 listed above):


I made some additional fixes to sapphire/forms that fix the following errors that I encountered, in addition to more undefined variable 'disabled' errors:

Notice: Undefined index: 1 in /var/www/silverstripe/sapphire/forms/EditableDropdown.php on line 45

Notice: Undefined variable: optionNumber in /var/www/silverstripe/sapphire/forms/EditableDropdown.php on line 60

Notice: Undefined index: Default in /var/www/silverstripe/sapphire/forms/EditableDropdown.php on line 62

Notice: Undefined index: Default in /var/www/silverstripe/sapphire/forms/EditableFormField.php on line 86

Hope this helps,



Community Member, 231 Posts

28 May 2007 at 2:40pm

Good work! I've changed the syntax to use ? : condensed ifs instead eg:

$disabled = ($this->readonly) ? " disabled=\"disabled\"" : '';