[Pkg-mediawiki-devel] Uploading Mediawiki 1.19.1-1
jmw at debian.org
Thu Jun 14 08:18:33 UTC 2012
On 2012-06-14 08:56, Platonides wrote:
> 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
>> set $wgadmindbuser and $wgadmindbpass. I would like it to in the
>> run, but it is not a priority at this stage. A note is shown
>> the administrator to run upgrade.php manually.
> If $wgadmindbuser and $wgadmindbpass are not set, it will fall back
> A few users may have configured a user with restricted permissions*
> not set $wgAdminUser, but doesn't seem worth not performing the
> due to them, compared to the benefit for the other 98% of users.
> * The normal user needs UPDATE and DELETE privileges anyway, so
> not much chance to restrict the mediawiki db user...
For Debian users upgrading from Squeeze, update.php will fail by
default. I am not making any structural changes that we don't need to
for the purpose of getting a new upstream in Wheezy; it can come later
if we find a reliable way around the problem.
Jonathan Wiltshire jmw at debian.org
Debian Developer http://people.debian.org/~jmw
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