[Mediawiki-l] [mediawiki-l] couldn't connect to database (Paul Sanderson)

Jasmin Hannemann Jasmin.Hannemann at macd.com
Fri Feb 17 14:37:51 UTC 2006

Hi Paul,

I had the same problem, when I moved my wiki. In my case, I had
installed MySql 4.1. but I read, that there are some problems. I also
installed MySql 4.0 and the wiki works fine.


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>Date: Thu, 16 Feb 2006 09:03:31 -0800
>From: "Mauro do Carmo" <mauro at carmo.ws>
>Subject: [Mediawiki-l] Especial:Newpages doens't follow .htaccess
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>Thanks to ALL of you for your great help,
>I could do nothing without you guys.
>I get another question, though:
>I've noticed that the links on Especial:Allpages, and Especial:Recentchanges
>respect the .htaccess rewrite roles so all links of my site look nice.
>However, the links on Especial:Newpages do not follow the .htaccess rewrite.
>That is one think important to me since Especial:Newpages is one of the most
>important page in my wiki.
>So, if anyone could give me a clue to how to change the links on
>Especial:Newpages in order to have them rewrited, I will appreciate.
>Thanks a lot, mauro.

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