Yes, it is backwards compatible. Actually, it isn't ready for 1.4 yet since
the authentication hook has been added, and the code hasn't been modified to
use it yet.
Currently, there isn't a patch to add this feature for you since it is
scheduled to be included in 1.4. To add this patch you'll have to splice the
code in yourself. I know its a pain, but thankfully the patch is somewhat
small. Make sure you add the bugfixes, as the patch will not work without
[SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of Patrice Matignon
Sent: Tuesday, December 07, 2004 2:25 PM
Cc: Mel Christie; mail(a)tgries.de
Subject: [Wikitech-l] FW: Meta-Wiki LDAP authentication
My name is Patrice Matignon, and I'm interested in MediaWiki LDAP
authentication capabilities for which I was hoping to get more info.
I've read the BugZilla report #814 and the LDAP authentication meta-wiki
page, but I'm still not clear on 2 things:
1) Is this "patch" available already, and if yes, where would that be?
2) The BugZilla refers to the v1.4 baseline, but I was hoping someone
know whether it would be backward-compatible with a v1.3.8 instance we
Thanks much for your time, and best regards.
- Patrice Matignon
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