[Pkg-mediawiki-devel] packaging of MW extensions

Thorsten Glaser t.glaser at tarent.de
Fri Jul 2 07:28:42 UTC 2010

On Thu, 1 Jul 2010, Romain Beauxis wrote:

> (Sorry, I was traveling)

No problem. I’ll probably travel to LSM/RMLL next week, too…

> The changes looks ok. I just read this email after sending the other one about 
> the tagged url. Appart from that, I did not see any issue and I trust your 
> testings :-)


> I have a comment about the URL for the mediawiki extensions fetched from 
> mediawiki's svn. You should use the tagged url of the form:
>   http://svn.wikimedia.org/svnroot/mediawiki/tags/REL1_15_3/extensions
> (btw this probably neeeds to be REL1_15_4 now..)

OK, going to switch.

> Appart from that, I am very impressed to see the check_version.pl script being 
> fixed/improved. Perl really is a write-only language so being able to transmit 
> a code is a good sign :)

Actually, I don’t even really know Perl… I should hack some
more on mksh upstream to get associative and multi-dimensional
arrays working, then rewrite it in shell ;-) (don’t hold your
breath for it though… my dayjob and the heat ensure I’m not
hacking in the evenings much these days ☹).

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