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[EP-tech] Re: undefined value error



Run mysqlcheck?  Probably not that, but it can't hurt...

Do an XML export of that record and see if you can spot anything funky?


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On 3 Dec 2015, at 12:27, Alan.Stiles wrote:

> Interesting, maybe...
> 
> It worked fine (once I amended the #! to use /opt/eprints3/perl_lib ) and set title to "a value" on eprint 1.  I changed it to set new_field_name and that worked fine too.
> I then changed it to set the same field and value on eprint 31252 (where my routine currently falls over) and it falls over with the same message.  As it does if I try and set "title" on that eprint.  So it looks to be record specific.
> 
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: eprints-tech-bounces at ecs.soton.ac.uk [mailto:eprints-tech-bounces at ecs.soton.ac.uk] On Behalf Of Field A.N.
> Sent: 03 December 2015 11:57
> To: eprints-tech at ecs.soton.ac.uk
> Subject: [EP-tech] Re: undefined value error
> 
> Not seen this before.  Does this script work:
> 
> 
> #!/usr/bin/perl -I/usr/share/eprints3/perl_lib
> 
> use strict;
> use warnings;
> 
> use EPrints;
> 
> my $ep = EPrints->new();
> my $repo = $ep->repository( "myrepository" ); my $eprint = $repo->eprint( 1 ); $eprint->set_value ("title", "a value"); $eprint->commit;
> 
> I test-ran it on a 3.3.12 repository, and it worked.  First run as above, and then change the set_value line to use the new field.
> 
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> 
> 
> 
> 
> On 3 Dec 2015, at 11:43, Alan.Stiles wrote:
> 
>> Has anyone seen / solved an issue like this?
>> 
>> I'm building a command-line routine (in 3.3.10) to update a new field on eprints. The field exists in the dataset, as seen in MySQL workbench.
>> It works fine for most of the eprints I'm updating, but some of them cause the routine to fail with the following message:
>> 
>> Can't call method "current_repository" on an undefined value at /opt/eprints3/perl_lib/EPrints/BackCompatibility.pm line 443.
>> 
>> 
>> My raft of debug statements have narrowed it down to a call to
>> $eprint->commit;
>> 
>> ...
>> my $eprint = $repository->eprint($eprint_id); if (defined($eprint)) {
>> $eprint->set_value ("new_field_name", "a value"); print STDERR "debug
>> 4, ".$eprint->get_value("new_field_name").", "; $eprint->commit ;
>> print STDERR "debug 5\n"; } ...
>> 
>> And the output on STDERR is
>> 
>> debug 4, a value, Can't call method "current_repository" on an undefined value at /opt/eprints3/perl_lib/EPrints/BackCompatibility.pm line 443.
>> 
>> Any clues?  This is on a dev server, so something might be missing from another table?  Everything looks the same in the eprints table as records that worked.
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