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Re: Forum Post Assistant / FPA Discussion

Post by frostmakk » Fri Oct 20, 2017 4:32 pm

Tested the FPA on localhost WAMP with filegroup() disabled. There are only warnings produced, and the script finishes as it should.
Why do we believe the script has failed? The output looks exactly as it would with all the optional check boxes deselected.

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Re: Forum Post Assistant / FPA Discussion

Post by fcoulter » Fri Oct 20, 2017 6:03 pm

I think you are correct, there is no reason to suppose that the script encountered a fatal error, the script does appear to finish as it should.

I think without knowing what options the user selected (or not) it is impossible to say whether there is actually missing information. However if the hosts disable a rather innocuous function such as filegroup() they almost certainly disabled others too, so my suspicion is that there is missing information. But if so, really the issue is not with the fpa, but with low quality hosting.
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