[Pkg-mediawiki-devel] Bug#703852: Bug#703852: Bug#703852: [mediawiki] mw{en, dis}ext ineffective for new installs

Thorsten Glaser t.glaser at tarent.de
Tue Apr 9 08:04:41 UTC 2013

On Mon, 8 Apr 2013, Filipus Klutiero wrote:

> It seems easy to workaround by modifying that file to support a double
> inclusion.


> mediawiki-extensions-base currently provides 2 extensions which provide
> Special:Interwiki: the old extension, SpecialInterwiki, and the new extension,
> Interwiki (although the version of Interwiki packaged is outdated). However,

Ah. It was designed to provide SpecialInterwiki (only).

The rest just got pulled into the package because the source
package for mediawiki-extensions likes to pull in whole
directories from Subversion. The package “provides” the,
apparently “old”, extension (I use it and know it works,
and didn’t know of the “new” one, so…).

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