Fix Mantis corrupt attachment files

After upgrading to the latest Mantis version, I had a problem with zip attachments being corrupted when downloaded from Mantis. Turns out his error message is added to the files: SYSTEM WARNING: ‘finfo::finfo() [finfo.finfo]: Failed to load magic database at ‘/etc/magic’.’ in ‘/srv/sites/mantis.progi-media.com/htdocs/core/utility_api.php’ line 273 To fix the problem I had to manually configure the […]

Updating Magento code to be compatible with PHP 5.3

Even tough PHP 5.3 has been out for quite a while, there is still lots of old code out there that will not run correctly when moved from 5.2 to 5.3. In my case I had to move a 2 year old Magento website to a new server and ran into problems as the default […]

Magento Notice: Undefined index: 0

Today I got this mysterious error message after moving a Magento website to a new server. Magento Notice: Undefined index: 0  in …/htdocs/app/code/core/Mage/Core/Model/Mysql4/Config.php on line 92 Turns out this was due to a faulty import of the database. Apparently there are a few tables where using an id of 0 in the auto_increment column has […]

Netbeans Preparing Commit

If you ever tried to SVN commit a big project using Netbeans (Magento?) you have most likely seen that “Preparing Commit” message doing seemingly absolutely nothing for several minutes. Apparently the commit takes forever because Netbeans is scanning the entire projet to localize any changes done by external applications before committing. This is not really an […]