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Using SugarBeans outside of Sugar's framework

Question asked by Michael Jones on Feb 26, 2018
Latest reply on Mar 12, 2018 by Enrico Simonetti

We need to be able to run PHP code that makes use of Sugar data in scripts that are outside of Sugar - not scheduler tasks or logic hooks or anything. Completely outside of the Sugar world. Based on what I found here I added the following to my script:

if(!defined('sugarEntry')) define('sugarEntry', true);

require_once('data/BeanFactory.php');

That led to a string of error messages and including various other files, and then I started by including the same files in the base index.php from my Sugar installation, but finally I came to an impasse. My error message is:

 

Notice: Undefined index: log in /var/www/html/include/SugarObjects/VardefManager.php on line 1054 Fatal error: Call to a member function debug() on null in /var/www/html/include/SugarObjects/VardefManager.php on line 1054

The code at line 1054 of VardefManager.php is:

$GLOBALS['log']->debug("VardefManager::loadVardef called for module: $module");

I can't find where "log" is being defined in the GLOBALS scope, and anyway, this is starting to look like a lot more than I should have to do to make this work - my current code draft has six require_once statements in it, not to mention several other very hacky details. Is there a better way to do this? Am I missing something?

 

Sugar 7.8 Professional.

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