[Pkg-mediawiki-devel] Uploading Mediawiki 1.19.1-1

Platonides platonides at gmail.com
Thu Jun 14 07:56:49 UTC 2012

On 14/06/12 09:29, Jonathan Wiltshire wrote:
> No, it does not. Right now the package does not know in advance if
> update.php will succeed, because the local administrator may not have
> set $wgadmindbuser and $wgadmindbpass. I would like it to in the long
> run, but it is not a priority at this stage. A note is shown reminding
> the administrator to run upgrade.php manually.

If $wgadmindbuser and $wgadmindbpass are not set, it will fall back to
A few users may have configured a user with restricted permissions* and
not set $wgAdminUser, but doesn't seem worth not performing the change
due to them, compared to the benefit for the other 98% of users.

* The normal user needs UPDATE and DELETE privileges anyway, so there's
not much chance to restrict the mediawiki db user...

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