115 - Master loot announce error after group disband

What steps will reproduce the problem?
1. Be in a group.
2. Use master loot.
3. Have a master looted item drop.
4. Disband group.
5. Try to award someone the loot.

SendChatMessage(): Unknown chat type

[C]: ?
[C]: ?
[C]: in function `SendChatMessage'
Interface\\AddOns\\XLoot_Master\\Master.lua:109: in function `AnnounceAward'
Interface\\AddOns\\XLoot_Master\\Master.lua:134: in function `func'
Interface\\FrameXML\\UIDropDownMenu.lua:730: in function `UIDropDownMenuButton_OnClick'
[string "*:OnClick"]:1: in function <[string "*:OnClick"]:1>
User When Change
Xuerian Jan 09, 2014 at 00:11 UTC Changed status from New to Accepted
Xuerian Jan 09, 2014 at 00:10 UTC Changed assigned to from Xuerian to Road_Block
Lombra Jan 08, 2014 at 23:40 UTC Create

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  • Avatar of Lombra Lombra Jan 12, 2014 at 22:24 UTC - 0 likes

    Default channel is set to "Highest available". Guild echo unchecked. (but I'm in a guild anyway)

    Didn't get the update yet, but as far as I can tell it used "AUTO" for chat type in you're not in any group.

    Last edited Jan 12, 2014 by Lombra
  • Avatar of oscarucb oscarucb Jan 11, 2014 at 14:29 UTC - 0 likes

    I'd argue a lua error is *always* a flaw in the addon and not the user. If the user specifies something that doesn't make sense, the addon should either choose some sane backup behavior or as a last resort give an explanatory error message - a lua crash does not qualify...

    Last edited Jan 11, 2014 by oscarucb
  • Avatar of Road_Block Road_Block Jan 11, 2014 at 14:23 UTC - 0 likes

    What is the output user setting?

    I'm inclined to only consider this a bug if it happens when "AUTO" is selected.
    If the user has picked a group channel to announce into and then tries to award while out of group that would fall under user error imho :P

    With that said I'll add the instance chat to options / auto output since with the inclusion of Flex it is now possible to have x-realm masterlooted groups and also make the auto functionality such that it goes to widest audience available.

    So: Raid Warning > Instance Chat > Raid/Party > Say.

    Last edited Jan 11, 2014 by Road_Block
  • Avatar of Xuerian Xuerian Jan 09, 2014 at 00:10 UTC - 0 likes

    Thanks for the excellent report. I'll assign Dridzt and look in to it myself when I get a chance, should be as simple as verifying chat target and falling back to say.



Last updated
Jan 09, 2014
Jan 08, 2014
Accepted - Problem reproduced / Need acknowledged.
Defect - A shortcoming, fault, or imperfection
Medium - Normal priority.

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