[EventCalendar] PHP issues
face at CentosPrime.COM
Fri Jul 31 20:19:55 UTC 2009
On 2009-07-31 , at 11:13 , Steve Wamsley wrote:
> The way I got it to work was to comment out the lines in
> eventcalendar3.php that call add_filter(...) - lines 584 through 599
> in version 3.1.4 of the plugin, the site starts working again -
> including the plugin itself.
> I don't know if this is the correct way to fix the problem, but it
> *looks* to be working correctly.
That doesn't "fix" the problem, it just avoids it.
The actual errors are coming from wp-plugin.php when it calls the
filters the EC installs (they're what is used to make it work).
I have the option of running older PHP for a little bit, but that
Unfortunately I am not familiar enough with how Wordpress calls
filters and why the EC filters look like this
what I know is that PHP thinks that wp-plugin.php should be calling
the filters with the first parameter being a reference.
This is what WP is doing to invoke the filters
$value = call_user_func_array($the_['function'], array_slice($args,
1, (int) $the_['accepted_args']));
Looking around at other plugins I don't see filters expecting
arguments by reference (which is what EC is doing).
Just to try, I changed all the filter definitions from
took out the ampersand. Now it works. No PHP errors from plugin.php,
no failure to get posts.
I don't know why they expected things by reference.
The same type of change fixed the advanced-category-excluder plugin
that I use.
Chris Janton - face at CentosPrime dot COM
Netminder for Opus1.COM
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