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Subject: Re: [Wikitech-l] "How can MW 1.27.1 be stable with a broken hook?"
Local Time: June 27, 2017 10:41 PM
UTC Time: June 27, 2017 8:41 PM
To: Stephan Gambke <s7eph4n(a)protonmail.com>om>, Wikimedia developers
On Tue, Jun 27, 2017 at 1:02 PM Stephan Gambke <s7eph4n(a)protonmail.com> wrote:
introduced a change that causes warnings on
extensions that implemented the TitleMoveComplete hook signature according to
documentation at https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:Hooks/TitleMoveComplete
tried to fix it but did not.
Since then several MW versions have been released without a fix. All that happened was
that the hook description on mw.org
got a warning banner.
Any comments? Any suggestions as to a way forward?
As 244044 is clearly breaking stuff, what about completely reverting it?
Sometimes hook signatures change. A new LTS is a perfectly ok release to put them
in--LTS just means we won't be introducing breaking changes between releases of
that series and we're committed to back porting security fixes for some time.
This was released with 1.27.0 from the beginning -- it was not later backported as an
incompatible 1.27.1+ fix.
Extensions that are affected should be updated for 1.27.0+ support -- that's the