Forum software updated

(Jamie Reid) #1

Hi All,

I’ve updated the forum software to the latest version. Let me know here or on email if you notice any problems.

Hopefully this cuts down the on the spam that @ian flagged too. (Thanks for flagging it @ian!)


(Jamie Reid) #2

Same as always - notice any bugs etc let me know :slight_smile:

(Jamie Reid) #3

Updated again.

(Eyal Lebedinsky) #4

Not sure if this is related, but as of a few days ago I am missing some of the avatars, e.g.

Clicking “View Image” on one of the broken ones gives a 404. e.g.

This may be a firefox issue but I doubt as some are showing. [later] Not firefox, direct download (curl) gets a 404 too.
However, good avatars reside in a different location, e.g.:
May be related?


(Jamie Reid) #5

I don’t believe it to be related, as it was occurring before the update.
At some point, someone with access (is that only me? :frowning:) will need to look into it.

(Jamie Reid) #6

Although, perhaps it’s fixed now?

It appears as though the missing ones were for accounts that hadn’t uploaded an avatar. That could explain the difference in directory too @eyal

(Eyal Lebedinsky) #7

Forget it then, I tried on another machine and I see everything, must be something on my side.

(Jamie Reid) #8

Oh no, that’s not what I meant - sorry.
It was definitely happening on my machine before the upgrade too.
I just think whatever was the problem has been resolved now.

(Eyal Lebedinsky) #9

I now have a clearer picture of the situation.

Using the latest firefox (65.0) I get broken links to the profile images.
Using Windows ff (61.0) or older Linux ff (56.0) the broken links simply are not showing at all.
Windows IE also shows broken image icon.

I originally thought that all was well (the screen looked clean) - it isn’t, members without an avatar used to show as a letter and are now showing either as broken links or simply not at all.

In short, it seems that the letter avatars are the problematic ones. Old ff quietly ignores the broken links while the new ff shows a broken link icon.


(Jamie Reid) #10

Ah! My browser here at work had the images cached, causing me to think all was well.

Clearing the cache shows the broken images.