[wp-hackers] Problems with WordPress.org/Extend/Plugins on Author plugin page

Michael D Adams mikea at turbonet.com
Mon Mar 31 18:44:42 GMT 2008

> I have a plugin hosted on wordpress.org  - a recent commit  
> apparently borked
> the version information that is displayed in the sidebar on the  
> plugin's
> home page.  The version info displayed now looks like the entrails  
> of a
> printf statement. I've checked the plugin's readme.txt file and the  
> plugin
> header and I can't find anything wrong with them;  when I make  
> changes and
> recommit - the version info in the sidebar remains unchanged. In  
> addition,
> when I look at 'Other Versions' there is a bogus URL for an archive  
> that
> also has the printf entrails name.
> I've done the 'Report a site bug' thing several times over the last  
> week or
> so . no joy there. Could someone take a look at this? The plugin  
> page is
> here:
> http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/wordpress-navigation-list-plugin-navt/
> - just look at the sidebar.

The problem is that there are multiple files in your plugin that have  
a WordPress Plugin Header, so the plugin directory has to guess which  
one is the main plugin.  I've fixed the problem by making that  
guessing algorithm a bit smarter.

Thanks for letting us know about the bug.


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