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Ticket: EE Auto-update fails due to Publisher polling APP_VER constant in addon.setup.php file.

Status Resolved
Add-on / Version Publisher 3.8.2
EE Version 6.3.5

Gavin @ JCOGS

Feb 08, 2023


EE auto-update fails - reports issue with APP_VER being undefined.

In this thread from Slack - - Yuri observes that this is caused by an add-on polling the APP_VER constant from within the addon.setup.php file - something apparently not encouraged on the plausible basis that APP_VER is not defined when the updater script is running.

Upon checking, it turns out that the issue is being caused by Publisher - which on line 431 of its addon.setup.php file does poll the APP_VER value.

Would be good if this could be fixed…


BoldMinded (Brian)

I’ve auto updated the last several versions of EE 6 and 7 wit publisher installed and never ran into this error. I’m wondering why you’re getting it though.


Gavin @ JCOGS

No idea, but commenting out the conditional on the line cited (and leaving just the line for EE6) removed the error and allowed the update to go ahead. Suggest you have a conversation with Yuri perhaps?


BoldMinded (Brian)

I’ll work with the EE team on this. Thanks

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