[Mediawiki-l] Upgrading to a point version

Rob Church robchur at gmail.com
Thu Aug 23 17:42:06 UTC 2007

On 23/08/07, Thomas Dalton <thomas.dalton at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 23/08/07, David Gerard <dgerard at gmail.com> wrote:
> > This should be really obvious but I can't find an obvious statement on
> > mediawiki.org. I have 1.10rc1, I want to upgrade to 1.10.1. Do I just
> > unzip the tarball over the top of it, or is there more subtlety
> > involved?
> I think you just unzip on top of it, and then run /maintenance/update.php.

Within point releases, you can *usually* skip running the upgrader,
but if in doubt, it won't ever harm anything to do so.

We tend to avoid schema changes between "major" releases, or else the
code is made schema-agnostic.

Rob Church

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