[Mediawiki-l] Easy way to transfer images from one wiki to another--anything wrong with this approach?
brion at pobox.com
Mon Jan 8 22:54:21 UTC 2007
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Ken McDonald wrote:
> From looking at the images directory on our site, it appears that
> images are maintained in a directory structure that approximates a
> b-tree of some sort, presumably to mitigate possible problems with
> extremely large numbers of images. We haven't reached that point yet, so
> is there any reason not to simply copy the directory, move all images to
> the top-level in the copy, move the copy over the the new server, and
> then use something like importImages.php to do the work?
Ought to work, sure.
- -- brion vibber (brion @ pobox.com / brion @ wikimedia.org)
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