[Pkg-mediawiki-devel] Fwd: Re: MediaWiki patches in Debian.

Thorsten Glaser t.glaser at tarent.de
Tue Jun 12 08:18:58 UTC 2012

On Tue, 12 Jun 2012, David Gerard wrote:

> MediaWiki is ridiculously overoptimised toward MySQL. This sucks in
> many ways, but it's also true.

OK. Any chances of getting PostgreSQL support first-tier upstream?
Not necessarily replacing your current data…whatever, but at least

> The impression I'm getting is that your primary interest in MediaWiki
> is as a component in FusionForge, not e.g. for someone who thinks "I'd
> like a wiki, MediaWiki would be nice, oh it's in Debian, I'll use
> that."

Yes. The others in the packaging team would probably match that more.

> The limited view of knowing the application?

EXACTLY! You may know the application, but not how it integrates
with the rest of the system(s).

> This sort of thing is why Debian's package is perceived as too weird
> to support, and what we're trying to fix here.

Considering the low amount of patches I fail to see a problem
with the Debian package.

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