Blocks: MRBS

block_mrbs
Maintained by Davo Davo Smith
Based on the stand-alone MRBS project ( http://mrbs.sourceforge.net ), this allows users to book rooms and other resources from within Moodle.
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Moodle 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7

For a full description of this block, please see here http://docs.moodle.org/en/MRBS_block

A Moodle 1.9 version of this plugin can be downloaded directly here: https://github.com/arborrow/moodle-block_mrbs/zipball/MOODLE_19_STABLE - this is not available on Moodle.org as there would be a lot of work involved in rewriting it to pass the automated database naming checks.

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  • Picture of Mark Jones
    Thu, 24 Mar 2016, 5:28 AM
    Davo,
    Installing Moodle 3.0 and get this error on install...Should i go in and make the change to see if it fixes the issue? mark

    block_mrbs

    Coding error detected, it must be fixed by a programmer: mark_context_dirty() is removed, please use $context->mark_dirty() instead.

    More information about this error
    Debug info:
    Error code: codingerror
    Stack trace:

    line 1867 of \lib\deprecatedlib.php: coding_exception thrown
    line 51 of \blocks\mrbs\db\install.php: call to mark_context_dirty()
    line 888 of \lib\upgradelib.php: call to xmldb_block_mrbs_install()
    line 429 of \lib\upgradelib.php: call to upgrade_plugins_blocks()
    line 1647 of \lib\upgradelib.php: call to upgrade_plugins()
    line 677 of \admin\index.php: call to upgrade_noncore()
  • Picture of Mark Jones
    Thu, 24 Mar 2016, 5:36 AM
    I am using php 5.5.3 and mssql server 14. it also does not show up in the block list to add to the page.
  • Picture of Juan Pablo Barrio Lera
    Fri, 13 May 2016, 4:47 PM
    I am tryting to install MRBS into my Moodle 2.9.5+ (build 20160506). I started with the file moodle-block_mrbs-MOODLE_20_STABLE.zip, changing the base folder to "mrbs" (the external module installator complained about the original folder name). There were no problems and the block validated, but on updating the dabatase an error was found:

    Invalid field definition in table {mrbs_entry}: XMLDB_TYPE_INTEGER field "timestamp" has invalid length

    Debug info:
    Error code: codingerror
    Stack trace:

    line 454 of /lib/ddl/sql_generator.php: coding_exception thrown
    line 306 of /lib/ddl/sql_generator.php: call to sql_generator->getFieldSQL()
    line 224 of /lib/ddl/mysql_sql_generator.php: call to sql_generator->getCreateTableSQL()
    line 248 of /lib/ddl/sql_generator.php: call to mysql_sql_generator->getCreateTableSQL()
    line 409 of /lib/ddl/database_manager.php: call to sql_generator->getCreateStructureSQL()
    line 364 of /lib/ddl/database_manager.php: call to database_manager->install_from_xmldb_structure()
    line 867 of /lib/upgradelib.php: call to database_manager->install_from_xmldb_file()
    line 426 of /lib/upgradelib.php: call to upgrade_plugins_blocks()
    line 1630 of /lib/upgradelib.php: call to upgrade_plugins()
    line 433 of /admin/index.php: call to upgrade_noncore()

    I would like installing MRBS as i remember using it normally back in moodle verison 1.9.
  • Picture of Phil Brown
    Wed, 1 Jun 2016, 9:53 PM
    Hi,

    Quick question: Do I need the stand alone MRBS install as well, or is this a full blown moodle replacement?

    Thanks,

    Phil
  • Davo
    Wed, 1 Jun 2016, 9:55 PM
    Phil,

    This block includes a (fairly old) version of the MRBS plugin. Due to the customisations, only the included version of MRBS is compatible with this block.
  • Picture of Phil Brown
    Thu, 4 Aug 2016, 7:49 PM
    Hello Davos,

    I need to implement this for Moodle 3.0 and I'm having some issues. Does this work with Moodle 3.0 with some modifications, or will we have to wait sad Desperate to get it working, our school needs it!

    Thanks,

    Phil
  • Picture of Peter de Groot
    Fri, 5 Aug 2016, 10:36 AM

    Hi... have it running in moodle 3.05.

    Is also coming up with an error, sorry .,.. sorry cannot remember exactly where... when booking a room, from memory.. but it still works.
    The error also complains that it needs a programmmer to look at it..

    Are you going to revisit this block soon ? Is a mission critical one...
  • Picture of eli chan
    Wed, 31 Aug 2016, 11:31 AM
    Hi all, I also got the same error for latest moodle 3.1.1, this definitely help since we are now using two separated systems.

    Thanks in advance.
  • Picture of Peter de Groot
    Fri, 7 Oct 2016, 1:26 PM

    Hi.

    Just upgrade to moodle 3.1. Copied the code over from the old version of moodle (3.0?). Sadly in 3.1 it is broken. When I book a room.. it goes back to 1970 and I cannot seem to get it go back....

    Is there any chance we can get a look at this.

    TIA
    Peter
  • Davo
    Fri, 7 Oct 2016, 3:04 PM
    Hi Peter,

    The MRBS block was last tested and known to work with Moodle 2.7. I have some time scheduled next week to look at this and other plugins that need updating.
  • Picture of Peter de Groot
    Fri, 7 Oct 2016, 3:33 PM

    Thank you so very much.. much appreciated.. School resumes next week....

    FWIW... am running the latest version of moodle Moodle 3.1.2+ (Build: 20160929). on Ubunbtu 16.04.

    Of possibly more interest... is that I did quick browse of some entries in the database that I created.

    And the times seemed to go in as zero ? Hence the 1970 ??


    Full texts id start_time end_time entry_type repeat_id room_id timestamp create_by name type description roomchange
    Edit Edit Copy Copy Delete Delete 43974 1474603380 1474603500 0 0 18 1474585014 e2061190 B Mitchell I Eng 0
    Edit Edit Copy Copy Delete Delete 43975 1474603380 1474603500 0 0 5 1474587497 e4082562 e4082562-Reeves I . 0
    Edit Edit Copy Copy Delete Delete 43976 1476072180 1476072240 0 0 26 1474595895 e4022098 Carson cert 2 s&r I vv 0
    Edit Edit Copy Copy Delete Delete 43977 1476158640 1476158700 0 0 26 1474595908 e4022098 Carson cert 2 s&r I c 0
    Edit Edit Copy Copy Delete Delete 43978 1476072180 1476072240 0 0 17 1474602446 e0203572 Dowling I Yr 11 History 0
    Edit Edit Copy Copy Delete Delete 43979 1476158640 1476158700 0 0 17 1474602470 e0203572 Dowling Yr 11 I Yr 11 0
    Edit Edit Copy Copy Delete Delete 43980 1476417780 1476417840 0 0 17 1474602499 e0203572 Dowling Yr 11 I Yr 11 0
    Edit Edit Copy Copy Delete Delete 43981 1476417840 1476417900 0 0 17 1474602517 e0203572 Dowling Yr 11 I Yr 11 0
    Edit Edit Copy Copy Delete Delete 43982 1476072240 1476072300 0 0 4 1474955016 e4025536 GTELD_1 RUDOLPH I palm cards for oral 0
    Edit Edit Copy Copy Delete Delete 43983 1476158820 1476158880 0 0 4 1474955050 e4025536 GTENG_3 RUDOLPH I palm cards for oral 0
    Edit Edit Copy Copy Delete Delete 43984 0 60 0 0 2 1475740256 e2052982 e2052982 I dsadas 0
    Edit Edit Copy Copy Delete Delete 43986 0 60 0 0 4 1475801365 e4050714 e4050714 I adeline 0
    Edit Edit Copy Copy Delete Delete 43987 0 60 0 0 17 1475801934 e0203572 Dowling Yr 11 I Yr 11 0
    Edit Edit Copy Copy Delete Delete 43988 0 60 0 0 1 1475817218 e2052982 e2052982 I dsadsadas 0
    Edit Edit Copy Copy Delete Delete 43989 0 60 0 0 22 1475818873 e2052982 e2052982 I dasdsa 0
    Edit Edit Copy Copy Delete Delete 43990 0 60 0 0 26 1475821422 e2052982 e2052982 I dsaasd 0
  • Picture of Peter de Groot
    Thu, 13 Oct 2016, 3:28 PM

    Sorry for the hassle .. I know it is annoying . ......... but have you had a chance to have a look yet.

    Peter
  • Davo
    Thu, 13 Oct 2016, 9:17 PM
    When there is an update it will be posted here.
  • Davo
    Mon, 17 Oct 2016, 6:35 PM
    After a long delay, I've been able to take a look at this plugin again. To respond to the above queries:

    Juan - the MOODLE_20_STABLE branch is very out of date, please use the master branch (or download directly from this page, ignoring github)
    Phil, Peter, Eli - I've got MRBS up and running with Moodle 3.1 without any error messages (I've done a bit of a tidy up, but nothing major) - please could you get the latest code from the github master branch then, if you still have problems, send me step-by-step instructions about how to reproduce the problems.

    If I don't hear any feedback to the contrary, I'll assume this now works with Moodle 3.1 and put up a new version here later in the week.
  • Picture of Peter de Groot
    Tue, 18 Oct 2016, 10:40 AM

    Downloaded the tar ... and replaced the files..
    Appeared to work fine for me .. and I have put it out there for the users.. and will forward any feedback,

    Many many thanks for your work on this. Much appreciated..
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