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Item7114: Can't locate object method 'get_handle' via package 'TWiki::I18N' error when accessing restricted web

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Engine   Normal Closed   patch 5.1.4

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TWiki shows internal instead of login form when access restricted web.

Problem Description


I create a twiki web named "MyTwikiWeb", the access control is set as below:

When I logout, and access the website again, internal error reported:
TWiki detected an internal error - please check your TWiki logs and webserver logs for more information.

Can't locate object method "get_handle" via package "TWiki::I18N"

It supposed to show the login form, that was correct on my previous version 4.3.2.

At the same time, the error messages are show in error_log:

[Wed Jan 02 20:03:10.879596 2013] [cgi:error] [pid 1753] [client] AH01215: [Wed Jan 2 20:03:10 2013] view: defined(%hash) is deprecated at /home/web/apps/TWiki-5.1.3/lib/CPAN/lib//Locale/Maketext/Lexicon.pm line 286., referer:

[Wed Jan 02 20:03:10.879840 2013] [cgi:error] [pid 1753] [client] AH01215: [Wed Jan 2 20:03:10 2013] view: \t(Maybe you should just omit the defined()?), referer:

[Wed Jan 02 20:03:10.977810 2013] [cgi:error] [pid 1753] [client] AH01215: [Wed Jan 2 20:03:10 2013] view: Use of uninitialized value $tag in lc at /home/web/apps/TWiki-5.1.3/lib/TWiki/I18N.pm line 64., referer:

[Wed Jan 02 20:03:10.978354 2013] [cgi:error] [pid 1753] [client] AH01215: Can't locate object method "get_handle" via package "TWiki::I18N" at /home/web/apps/TWiki-5.1.3/lib/TWiki/I18N.pm line 144., referer:



VM: VirtualBox 4.2.6

OS: Ubuntu 12.04.2

TWiki: 5.1.3

Perl&Apache: xampp 1.8.1 suitable, the detail is :

Apache/2.4.3 (Unix)

Perl 5.14.2

-- TWiki:Main/JinhuaWang - 2013-01-02

I tried it out on my 5.1.3 installation and can't reproduce it. What configure settings do you use? Is this a fresh install, or did you do an upgrade?

-- TWiki:Main.PeterThoeny - 2013-01-02

I can reproduce it now with {UserInterfaceInternationalisation} enabled.

-- TWiki:Main.PeterThoeny - 2013-01-02

This is actually already fixed in trunk by TWiki:Main.HideyoImazu in Item7098.


--- twiki/lib/TWiki/I18N.pm   (revision 24635)
+++ twiki/lib/TWiki/I18N.pm   (working copy)
@@ -30,7 +30,7 @@
 use strict;
 use Assert;
-use vars qw( $initialised @initErrors );
+use vars qw( $initialised @initErrors @ISA );
@@ -79,11 +79,16 @@
     # we first assume it's ok
     $initialised = 1;
-    eval "use base 'Locale::Maketext'";
+    # Item7098
+    # eval "use base 'Locale::Maketext'"; does not work as expected at lease
+    # in some cases. So 'require' and 'push(@ISA, ...)' are executed explictly
+    # instead.
+    eval 'require Locale::Maketext';
     if ( $@ ) {
         $initialised = 0;
         push(@initErrors, "I18N: Couldn't load required perl module Locale::Maketext: " . $@."\nInstall the module or turn off {UserInterfaceInternationalisation}");
+    push(@ISA, 'Locale::Maketext');
     unless( $TWiki::cfg{LocalesDir} && -e $TWiki::cfg{LocalesDir} ) {
         push(@initErrors, 'I18N: {LocalesDir} not configured. Define it or turn off {UserInterfaceInternationalisation}');

-- TWiki:Main.PeterThoeny - 2013-01-02

This is now also fixed in the 5.1 branch.

-- TWiki:Main.PeterThoeny - 2013-01-02

Summary Can't locate object method 'get_handle' via package 'TWiki::I18N' error when accessing restricted web
ReportedBy TWiki:Main.JinhuaWang
Codebase 5.1.3
SVN Range TWiki-5.1.3-trunk, Tue, 01 Jan 2013, build 24634
AppliesTo Engine

Priority Normal
CurrentState Closed

Checkins TWikirev:24687
TargetRelease patch
ReleasedIn 5.1.4
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Topic revision: r7 - 2013-02-18 - PeterThoeny
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