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Mark a Python plugin without an as broken
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utils.findPlugins() checks for the existence of an which
results in an attempt to enable a plugin without an being
blocked with the only notification being a message in the Plugins log:

WARNING    Plugin "<name>" is not compatible with this version of QGIS.
             It will be disabled.

This is not very informative, especially because it is the same message
used for a metadata version mismatch.

Adding this check to Plugins.getInstalledPlugin(), which already
duplicates the metadata checks from utils.findPlugins(), results in the
plugin being marked as broken in the Plugins dialog.
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cjmayo committed Aug 30, 2018
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Expand Up @@ -600,6 +600,10 @@ def pluginMetadata(fct):
errorDetails = ""
version = None

if not os.path.exists(os.path.join(path, '')):
error = "broken"
errorDetails = QCoreApplication.translate("QgsPluginInstaller", "Missing")

metadataFile = os.path.join(path, 'metadata.txt')
if os.path.exists(metadataFile):
version = normalizeVersion(pluginMetadata("version"))
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