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BB Code Bug
 
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There’s a bug with the BB code when content is wrapped in the code tag in the forum. If it sees an asterisk, it will not output anything beyond that. For example, compare the following:

wget http://www.magentocommerce.com/downloads/assets/1.0/magento-1.0.tar.gz
wget http://www.magentocommerce.com/downloads/assets/1.0/magento-sample-data-1.0.tar.gz
tar -zxvf magento-1.0.tar.gz
tar 
-zxvf magento-sample-data-1.0.tar.gz
mv magento
-sample-data-1.0/media/* magento/media/
mv magento-sample-data-1.0/magento_sample_data_for_1.0.sql magento/data.sql
cd magento
chmod o+w var var/.htaccess app/etc
chmod -R o+w media
mysql -u DBUSER -pDBPASS DBNAME < data.sql

With this, which is what I actually posted:

wget http://www.magentocommerce.com/downloads/assets/1.0/magento-1.0.tar.gz
wget http://www.magentocommerce.com/downloads/assets/1.0/magento-sample-data-1.0.tar.gz
tar -zxvf magento-1.0.tar.gz
tar -zxvf magento-sample-data-1.0.tar.gz
mv magento-sample-data-1.0/media/* magento/media/
mv magento-sample-data-1.0/magento_sample_data_for_1.0.sql magento/data.sql
cd magento
chmod o+w var var/.htaccess app/etc
chmod -R o+w media
mysql -u DBUSER -pDBPASS DBNAME < data.sql

You can see that it’s cut off after the 4th line, right where the asterisk is:

mv magento-sample-data-1.0/media/ASTERISK_HERE
 
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