[Pkg-mediawiki-devel] Bug#472831: mediawiki: Cannot create a new page

autoconf okurth at gmail.com
Wed Mar 26 18:21:49 UTC 2008

Package: mediawiki
Version: 1:1.12.0-1
Severity: important

Whenever I try to create a new page, I get the following error:

Database error
A database query syntax error has occurred. This may indicate a bug in the software. The last attempted database query was:

    (SQL query hidden)

from within function "Database::select". MySQL returned error "1146: Table 'wikidb.protected_titles' doesn't exist (localhost)".

The URL leading to this was

This used to work. I installed mediawiki very recently, and it initially used to work. I had successfully created a page. Now, for no apparent 
reason, it does not work any more, and I cannot create any page no matter what it's named.


-- System Information:
Debian Release: lenny/sid
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable'), (500, 'stable')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.17-2-686 (SMP w/1 CPU core)
Locale: LANG=C, LC_CTYPE=C (charmap=ANSI_X3.4-1968)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

Versions of packages mediawiki depends on:
ii  apache2-mpm-prefork [httpd]   2.2.8-3    Traditional model for Apache HTTPD
ii  debconf [debconf-2.0]         1.5.20     Debian configuration management sy
ii  mime-support                  3.40-1.1   MIME files 'mime.types' & 'mailcap
ii  php5                          5.2.5-3    server-side, HTML-embedded scripti
ii  php5-mysql                    5.2.5-3    MySQL module for php5

Versions of packages mediawiki recommends:
ii  mysql-server                  5.0.51a-3  MySQL database server (meta packag
ii  mysql-server-5.0 [mysql-serve 5.0.51a-3  MySQL database server binaries
ii  php5-cli                      5.2.5-3    command-line interpreter for the p

-- debconf information:
* mediawiki/webserver: apache2

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