Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 969151
PHP Fatal error: Call to undefined method Xml::hidden
Last modified: 2014-02-05 16:35:50 EST
Description of problem:
Visiting http://my.local.wiki/index.php/Special:CategoryTree results in a blank page and in apache's error log, the following entry is produced:
PHP Fatal error: Call to undefined method Xml::hidden() in /usr/share/mediawiki/extensions/CategoryTree/CategoryTreePage.php on line 115
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. yum install mediawiki-CategoryTree
2. Follow instructions in /usr/share/doc/mediawiki-CategoryTree-45462/README.fedora
3. Invoke /Special:CategoryTree
PHP fatal error
A working extension
1. The following describes a similar problem with another old extension:
Following the advice (replacing Xml::hidden by Html::hidden in CategoryTreePage.php) fixes the problem.
2. The package's dist tag suggests, that this package probably wasn't properly
rebuilt for F18. (I'm on a freshly installed standard F18 - no custom repos)
Received same error after installing fresh Fedora 18 and installing mediawiki from yum repo. Installed using git clone, per instructions on site and was unable to reproduce error.
Steps to Fix:
1.) Install using git mediawiki repo. git clone....
2.) Follow instructions per mediawiki documentation of installation using apache.
Extensions were also tested and functioned. Git also enables branch changes, if instability might occur.
Functional mediawiki page with implemented extensions.
Fedora and Mediawiki has since been updated and compatibility has improved as well.
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