[Mediawiki-l] Release time (roadmap) of 1.6?

Brion Vibber brion at pobox.com
Fri Mar 31 17:55:39 UTC 2006

HumanCell .org wrote:
> As we're on the subject of updates, are there any plans to make them
> (semi-)automated?

cvs up -dP && php update.php


>  Quarterly updates that have to be done manually
> represent quite an administrative overhead for some sites.  On the
> other hand RPMs distributed by yum/apt would be great as they'd also
> allow urgent security updates to be distributed quickly.

You can use your distribution's packaging system, if they have it and you dare.
At least Debian, Gentoo, and FreeBSD have MediaWiki packages, though I don't
know how up to date.

-- brion vibber (brion @ pobox.com)

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