[Pkg-mediawiki-devel] Bug#555822: mediawiki: suddenly give Sorry! We could not process your edit due to a loss of session data

Folkert van Heusden folkert at vanheusden.com
Wed Nov 11 21:49:54 UTC 2009

Package: mediawiki
Version: 1:1.15.1-1
Severity: normal

When saving a page, the wiki suddenly gives:
Sorry! We could not process your edit due to a loss of session data etc.
i checked and double checked the rights for /var/lib/php5

-- System Information:
Debian Release: squeeze/sid
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (500, 'testing')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.29-pps (SMP w/4 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US, LC_CTYPE=en_US (charmap=ISO-8859-1)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

Versions of packages mediawiki depends on:
ii  apache2                  2.2.11-3        Apache HTTP Server metapackage
ii  apache2-mpm-prefork [htt 2.2.11-3        Apache HTTP Server - traditional n
ii  debconf [debconf-2.0]    1.5.28          Debian configuration management sy
ii  mime-support             3.46-1          MIME files 'mime.types' & 'mailcap
ii  php5                     5.2.11.dfsg.1-1 server-side, HTML-embedded scripti
ii  php5-mysql               5.2.11.dfsg.1-1 MySQL module for php5

Versions of packages mediawiki recommends:
ii  mysql-server             5.0.51a-24      MySQL database server (metapackage
ii  mysql-server-5.0 [mysql- 5.0.51a-24      MySQL database server binaries
ii  php5-cli                 5.2.11.dfsg.1-1 command-line interpreter for the p

Versions of packages mediawiki suggests:
ii  clamav              0.95.2+dfsg-4        anti-virus utility for Unix - comm
ii  imagemagick         7: image manipulation programs
pn  mediawiki-math      <none>               (no description available)
pn  memcached           <none>               (no description available)
ii  php5-gd             5.2.11.dfsg.1-1      GD module for php5

-- debconf information:
  mediawiki/webserver: apache2

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