user_ban: returning true but doing nothing

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GenuineCorruption
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user_ban: returning true but doing nothing

Post by GenuineCorruption »

Hello.
I am attempting to make a slight modification to Nelsaidi's infractions mod so that it bans users if they have a set number of infraction points (numbers hard coded in as that's just the easiest way to do it).

user_ban("user", $user_row["username"], -1, "2013-02-02", false, 0, "ban test", "test ban");
User is not banned. Function returns true (or 1) though, because I passed this function through trigger_error() just to confirm.


user_ban("user", "test", -1, "2013-02-02", false, 0, "ban test", "test ban");
Still not banned.
The ban by minutes option isn't working either.
I have also included the following at the beginning of the issue function:
include('includes/functions_user.php');
include('includes/acp/acp_ban.php');
What am I missing. I'm pretty new to PHP, though I've been coding for windows platforms for years so I have the theory down.
Thanks.
Last edited by marian0810 on Thu Jan 31, 2013 6:56 pm, edited 1 time in total.
Reason: dupe of https://www.phpbb.com/community/viewtopic.php?f=71&t=2169856
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