[Pkg-mediawiki-devel] Re: mediawiki-toots

Andreas Tille tillea at rki.de
Fri Jul 29 07:36:56 UTC 2005

On Wed, 27 Jul 2005, Romain Beauxis wrote:

> Well, as for now, I feel it more convenient to use the main mediawiki
> installer that provides DB config.
If I'm correct DB config common provides also a possibility to start
a script (= the mediawiki installer).  I'll investigate a little bit
into this topic for an other package and come back if I'd regard it
as usefull also for MediaWiki.

> In fact, the only thing that can be done during debconf would be creating the
> DB itself, providing user with questions about password and DB user that he
> would nevertheless have to fill during mediawiki's configuration.. So twice
> the work..
> dbconfig-common would be really more important when releasing a second
> upstream to official debian, when it would be needed to handle some changes
> for the DB upgrade.. If the installer from mediawiki doesn't do it..
This would be an interesting application.

Kind regards


PS: In any case I CC the dbconfig-common author in case he has further hints.


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