Commit f0fc12b0 authored by Evan Prodromou's avatar Evan Prodromou

script to make someone a group admin

parent edb27130
#!/usr/bin/env php
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define('INSTALLDIR', realpath(dirname(__FILE__) . '/..'));
$shortoptions = 'g:n:';
$longoptions = array('nickname=', 'group=');
makegroupadmin.php [options]
makes a user the admin of a group
-g --group group to add an admin to
-n --nickname nickname of the new admin
require_once INSTALLDIR.'/scripts/';
$nickname = get_option_value('n', 'nickname');
$groupname = get_option_value('g', 'group');
if (empty($nickname) || empty($groupname)) {
print "Must provide a nickname and group.\n";
try {
$user = User::staticGet('nickname', $nickname);
if (empty($user)) {
throw new Exception("No user named '$nickname'.");
$group = User_group::staticGet('nickname', $groupname);
if (empty($group)) {
throw new Exception("No group named '$groupname'.");
$member = Group_member::pkeyGet(array('group_id' => $group->id,
'profile_id' => $user->id));
if (empty($member)) {
$member = new Group_member();
$member->group_id = $group->id;
$member->profile_id = $user->id;
$member->created = common_sql_now();
if (!$member->insert()) {
throw new Exception("Can't add '$nickname' to '$groupname'.");
if ($member->is_admin) {
throw new Exception("'$nickname' is already an admin of '$groupname'.");
$orig = clone($member);
$member->is_admin = 1;
if (!$member->update($orig)) {
throw new Exception("Can't make '$nickname' admin of '$groupname'.");
} catch (Exception $e) {
print $e->getMessage() . "\n";
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