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Problem upgrading from 7.5.7 to 7.5.8 #255077
03/18/14 02:18 PM
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After performing the steps to upgrade our message board from 7.5.7 to 7.5.8, when I run install/upgrade.php I get the following error

Fatal error: Call to undefined function: date_default_timezone_set() in /var/www/html/forum/libs/ubbthreads.inc.php on line 33

Any suggestions on how to proceed?

I used the latest version of ubb in the member area.

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Re: Problem upgrading from 7.5.7 to 7.5.8 [Re: MichaelM] #255078
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What version of PHP do you have?
Most issues are due to a extremely old php version that does not support that function.
google:
Call to undefined function: date_default_timezone_set
One post to read.
http://board.phpbuilder.com/showthread.php?10365481-Call-to-undefined-function-date_default_timezone_set%28%29


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Re: Problem upgrading from 7.5.7 to 7.5.8 [Re: MichaelM] #255079
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4.4.6

I will try upgrading to 5.3.8

Re: Problem upgrading from 7.5.7 to 7.5.8 [Re: MichaelM] #255080
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Note to Brooks!!!
Since v7.5.8 was released to support newer versions of PHP possibly the requirements page that states
Minimum version of php 4.3+ is not correct anymore?
https://www.ubbcentral.com/


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Re: Problem upgrading from 7.5.7 to 7.5.8 [Re: MichaelM] #255081
03/18/14 03:57 PM
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I upgraded to PHP version 5.3.8 and the upgrade was successful. Thank you for the help.

Note that I would have missed the entire minimum php version required notice. I just assumed that the jump from .7 to .8 was minor and did not require an update of PHP on our server.

Maybe adding a check at the start of the unpdate script of the installed PHP version would help.

Thanks again,
Mike


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