[Pkg-mediawiki-devel] MW 1.16.0 for experimental

Romain Beauxis toots at rastageeks.org
Mon Aug 2 19:50:01 UTC 2010

Le lundi 2 août 2010 14:32:26, Jonathan Wiltshire a écrit :
> Hi,


> I've spent a couple of days investigating the new upstream release series
> and it's in fairly good shape. There's one upgrade point I'd like some help
> with.
> Upstream provides a maintenance script to do the database upgrade at the
> command line, and simultaneously does away with $wgDBadminuser and friends
> (using just $wgDBuser etc for everything).  Therefore I intend to call it
> during postinst so the administrator doesn't have to do this manually.

Hmmm.. I had avoided this for many reasons so far, mostly because I'd rather 
prefer the user to manually save its database and run the script himself after 

I am not really convinced debconf is meant for that and trying to have a safe 
process can be really complicated.

However, if you think you can prepare a solid automatic upgrade, well why not 


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