UNiTE, Remote CLI, eXtract Wizard

#38562 Unite fails to delete package after restore

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Latest post by SniperSister on Friday, 17 February 2023 06:51 CST


It's me again :)

I have an issue with the removal of package files in a Unite restore process: Unite fails to remove the package:


[INFO ] Renaming the existing .htaccess file
[INFO ] Writing a stealth .htaccess file
[INFO ] Extracting backup archive
925891408 [▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓] 31 secs 10.0 MiB[WARNING] Could not delete package You'll have to do it manually.
[INFO ] Checking ANGIE support
[INFO ] Setting up the restoration script for unattended restoration
[INFO ] Locking the web restoration script with a random password
[INFO ] Detected site restoration platform: Joomla
[INFO ] Resetting the restoration script
[INFO ] Detecting the backed up site's CMS version
[INFO ] Detecting the backed up site's configuration
[INFO ] Starting restoration of database contents
[INFO ] Restoring site database

Not sure if it matters: I was running Unite in verbose mode.

The package file was fetched from a remote, so it was created in the exact same process where it should have been deleted. Deleting the file with the same unix user that executed the script worked perfectly fine. Maybe a bug in the deletion logic?

Akeeba Staff

The files are deleted in an array_reduce call. However, there was a small problem. Since the initial carry was false, PHP's boolean short-circuit evaluation meant that the unlink() was never called. See \Akeeba\UNiTE\Engine\Job\Extract::execute towards line 113.

I'll fix that for the next UNiTE release.

Nicholas K. Dionysopoulos

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Perfect, thanks!

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