[Pkg-mediawiki-devel] Bug#723620: Bug#723620: Bug#723620: mediawiki: Default installation does not work (Apache 2.4 problem)

Thorsten Glaser t.glaser at tarent.de
Thu Sep 19 11:06:33 UTC 2013

On Thu, 19 Sep 2013, Jonathan Wiltshire wrote:

> What? No. We don't have any business assuming that the local 
> administrator wants access_compat enabling, and there is no guarantee 
> how long it will stay around anyway. It's a band-aid.

If it works at all, that is.

I’m (with an admin hat) really pissed at Apache for all that,
but nobody in Debian can be faulted of course. I foresee lots
of trouble when we need to convert all our systems…

> The real fix is the one-line change that I committed yesterday (sorry I 
> couldn't mail then), and you've enhanced with version checks (thanks for 

I see, thanks.

> that). Do we need to do anything else to be able to use IfVersion? I 
> haven't checked.

No, the Debian team said that the relevant module is included in
all Apache 2.2 and 2.4 builds.

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