[Mediawiki-l] Empty home page after installation

Robin Faichney robin at robinfaichney.org
Wed Jan 10 16:51:23 UTC 2007

Hi Jan, having looked at the bug report it now seems this is not the
same problem after all, because I get valid HTML back, with head and
body tags but no content. I might try 1.9 anyway just to see what
happens, and if so I'll report the result here.

Wednesday, January 10, 2007, 10:27:30 AM, Jan wrote:

> Hello Robin!

> Robin Faichney schrieb:
>> I guessed this might be the same problem as Jan was seeing

> Yes, seems so. Downgrading to 1.7.1 helped :)
> I think, Brion now identified the reason with the Zend Optimizer.

>> I'm going to stick with that for now. Thanks
>> anyway.

> In the last days this bug seemed to be fixed in the 1.9-svn-trunk, so in the
> upcomming 1.9 release this will be fixed. This this bug:
> http://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=8439

> 1.9 will be release today or tomorror ... in the notes you will find:

> === Zend Optimizer ===
> A bug in some versions of PHP 5 and Zend Optimizer which was triggered under
> MediaWiki 1.8.x has been worked around by disabling some internal debugging
> features when Zend Optimizer is loaded. This should solve some common
> "blank page" problems.

> Regards,
> Jan

Robin Faichney
The Invisible Eye on Consciousness

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