[Mediawiki-l] Recreate LocalSettings.php

Minute Electron minuteelectron at googlemail.com
Mon Aug 13 10:37:18 UTC 2007


On 8/13/07, Jim Wilson <wilson.jim.r at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Re-installing MediaWiki and dumping the database back is probably not an
> > easy option at this point, as I have a few thousand images uploaded.
>
> I'd suggest running the config again, but give it a different database, or
> with a table-prefix specified.  Then take the resulting
> LocalSettings.phpfile and correct the values.
>
> It might work - and relatively easy to test.
>

You could, of course just use the same database. It would effectively be as
if you were upgrading from MediaWiki version A to MediaWiki version A. No
harm would be inflicted on your wiki as a result of it.
MinuteElectron.


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