Forum page not loading


Post #: 121
Date: 2016-12-10 16:44:50.000
Author: jojo

Hi,

I installed Rockets and everything seems to load except the Forum

rockets-forum.lsp

When I click on the Forum link, I get

ERR: list or string expected : nil

Ran the setup script, did the chowns/etc, got registration working.

Any quick thoughts on what to try?

Running Debian Testing newLISP v.10.7.0.

Thanks!


Rocket Man on 2017-02-28 11:19:12.000

If the forums aren't working it's very likely a database problem, which could be a permissions issue (I know you've done the chowns, but maybe check again?)


Rocket Man on 2018-09-07 14:51:06.000

I'm having the same problems on a clean install on Ubuntu 18.0.4 LTS. I'm currently fixing the issue and I'll let you know when it's done.

Rocket Man on 2018-09-10 13:18:30.000

Okay, I figured out what it was! There was an error that didn't occur under previous versions of newlisp. If you were trying to find a string in a nil element, the find function used to return nil, but now it returns an error.

I added a check to see if the offending string was nil to begin with and bypassed that search. If you download the new version of rockets-forum.lsp from the GitHub repo, it should work now.

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