[Mediawiki-l] created a page that leads to 404: delete only with mysql?

Koen mephistopheles565 at yahoo.com
Mon Feb 20 18:04:01 UTC 2006


Tnx for the reply. On a page I created a [link title]
with a slash at the end but a slash is added by
default in the config settings. So the link becomes
http://www.mywiki.com/errorpage//.

--- Rob Church <robchur at gmail.com> wrote:

> What do you mean, "created a page that leads to a
> 404"? What did you
> do? What steps did you take?
> 
> You can eradicate (oooh, I like that word) a page
> from the database
> using the nukePage.php maintenance script. At the
> time of writing,
> this is not present in a release version of
> MediaWiki, but can be
> checked out of CVS from the REL_1_5 branch. It also
> requires
> nukePage.inc, deleteOldRevisions.* and
> purgeOldText.* in order to
> work, and must be run from the command line or
> phpShell.
> 
> 
> Rob Church
> 
> On 20/02/06, Koen <mephistopheles565 at yahoo.com>
> wrote:
> > I have created a page by accident that leads me to
> a
> > 404 and can't access it through mediawiki. It is
> empty
> > but listed in the special:allpages page so I would
> > like to get rid of this. Is the only way to do
> this
> > through mysql and if so, where should I edit the
> > database except for pages table?
> >
> > tnx
> >
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