We just tried going to 1.4.0 and got this result - make sense to
OK - I've upgraded the Wiki software to version
1.4.0. It all seemed
to go smoothly, so please check if everything looks OK. In case of
emergencies, I backed up the old version into folder mediawiki-1.3.1,
and also dumped the old database into that folder (using mysqldump) as
Oh no! I just logged in to the Wiki and all the dates are completely
crazy, although the data all seems to be there. Should I revert to
The new installation was unusable. Apart from the silly dates, I
couldn't update any Wiki pages. The "recent changes" pages showed a
list of changes dated in the year 2030, and the history of an
individual page showed potty dates such as 1919 or 1995. Check it out
I've now reverted to the old system. I restored the old database into
a new one with a different name (uczaw3e_alpdwiki2). The restore from
the dumped database appeared to go OK - please check that everything
seems in place.
I'll try to think of another way to do the upgrade. I was trying to
it in the existing folder, in case you had made any
changes to it.
Have you ever added or changed any files in the folder? If not, I'll
try it in a new folder. Doh - just tried it in a new folder and got
the same mess. I'm a bit stumped.