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Re: Moodle's Global Search
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I installed it in on my Windows 7 Ultimate 64 laptop without problems. Great!

Moodle is running under:

  • IIS v7.5
  • SQL Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Drivers for PHP for SQL Server v2.0.1082.
  • PHP v5.3
  • $CFG->dbtype = 'sqlsrv';
  • Moodle debug is set to Developer level.

But when I add the block on the front page of my Moodle 2.5.4+ (Build: 20140131) test installation I crash with this error:

PHP Notice: Undefined offset: 1 in C:\Moodle\App v2.5.4
20140131\moodle\blocks\search\MoodleSearch\Model\Search.php on line 477 PHP
Stack trace: PHP 1. {main}() C:\Moodle\App v2.5.4
20140131\moodle\blocks\search\index.php:0 PHP 2. MoodleSearch\Block->search()
C:\Moodle\App v2.5.4 20140131\moodle\blocks\search\index.php:87 PHP 3.
MoodleSearch\Search->__construct() C:\Moodle\App v2.5.4
20140131\moodle\blocks\search\MoodleSearch\Block.php:86 PHP 4.
MoodleSearch\Search->runSearch() C:\Moodle\App v2.5.4
20140131\moodle\blocks\search\MoodleSearch\Model\Search.php:47 PHP 5.
MoodleSearch\Search->searchTable() C:\Moodle\App v2.5.4
20140131\moodle\blocks\search\MoodleSearch\Model\Search.php:193 PHP 6.
MoodleSearch\Search->buildWordQuery() C:\Moodle\App v2.5.4
20140131\moodle\blocks\search\MoodleSearch\Model\Search.php:225 PHP 7.
MoodleSearch\Search->getTextSubstitutions() C:\Moodle\App v2.5.4
20140131\moodle\blocks\search\MoodleSearch\Model\Search.php:378 Default
exception handler: Error reading from database Debug: SQLState: 42000
Code: 8116
Message: [Microsoft][SQL Server Native Client 10.0][SQL
Server]Argument data type ntext is invalid for argument 1 of lower
SELECT * FROM mdl_assign WHERE (((LOWER(name) LIKE N'%humpty%') AND
(LOWER(name) LIKE N'%dumpty%')) OR ((LOWER(intro) LIKE N'%humpty%') AND
(LOWER(intro) LIKE N'%dumpty%'))) AND course = '1' [array ( 0 => '%humpty%',
1 => '%dumpty%', 2 => '%humpty%', 3 => '%dumpty%', 4 => 1, )] Error
code: dmlreadexception * line 423 of \lib\dml\moodle_database.php:
dml_read_exception thrown * line 260 of
\lib\dml\sqlsrv_native_moodle_database.php: call to
moodle_database->query_end() * line 367 of
\lib\dml\sqlsrv_native_moodle_database.php: call to
sqlsrv_native_moodle_database->query_end() * line 788 of
\lib\dml\sqlsrv_native_moodle_database.php: call to
sqlsrv_native_moodle_database->do_query() * line 836 of
\lib\dml\sqlsrv_native_moodle_database.php: call to
sqlsrv_native_moodle_database->get_recordset_sql() * line 239 of
\blocks\search\MoodleSearch\Model\Search.php: call to
sqlsrv_native_moodle_database->get_records_sql() * line 193 of
\blocks\search\MoodleSearch\Model\Search.php: call to
MoodleSearch\Search->searchTable() * line 47 of
\blocks\search\MoodleSearch\Model\Search.php: call to
MoodleSearch\Search->runSearch() * line 86 of
\blocks\search\MoodleSearch\Block.php: call to
MoodleSearch\Search->__construct() * line 87 of \blocks\search\index.php:
call to MoodleSearch\Block->search()

This might be the 'ntext monster' coming back to haunt me again (MDL-11270).

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