Lots of, difficult to locate, 'deprecated' errors since upgrading 1.7 to 1.8

I recently upgraded my site from 1.7 to 1.8 vrs 2011110700 by dropping 1.8 onto the site and running upgrade.php which worked surprisingly well except I am getting errors such as the below one in all sorts of unexpected places. The below is with the latest Profile Manager plugin for 1.8 when I enable the 'profile type' selection, these appear in the registration page. The thing is it doesnt happen on my 1.8 development site which was created using 1.8 from scratch. I get these messages with a lot of plugins that are supposedly 1.8 plugins on my upgraded 1.7 site.

I tried deleting the \engine folder completely and replacing it with 1.8 \engine folder which sorted out some of the plugins, but still getting the below with a lot of them, and it doesnt seem to be coming from the plugin itself, or the \engine folders, so where else might be giving me this problem?

WARNING: Deprecated in 1.8: input/pulldown was deprecated by input/dropdown Called from [#14] /var/www/clients/client1/web4/web/engine/lib/views.php:473
WARNING: Deprecated in 1.8: You should pass $vars['id'] now instead of $vars['internalid'] Called from [#15] /var/www/clients/client1/web4/web/views/default/input/pulldown.php:9
-> [#14] /var/www/clients/client1/web4/web/engine/lib/views.php:473


  • @Art Director, Web Design Like Matt, besides from those folders on the list, you need to remove the views folder as well.

    Rodolfo Hernandez

    Arvixe/Elgg Community Liaison


  • I deleted \views, it does suggest to do it in the guide link I posted above, but further down near the end of the instructions. I did it before uploading the 1.8 version.

    what is baffling me is why updating the plugins is what is resolving the issue, that suggests the plugins are outdated not the version.

  • If you left a bunch of 1.7 plugins enabled then that would cause issues.  Overwriting the mod folder just updates the core plugins.  Third party plugins have to be updated on an individual basis.

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