[Mediawiki-l] Updating and moving at the same time; do the at the same time, or separately?

Rob Church robchur at gmail.com
Fri Jan 19 06:42:15 UTC 2007

On 18/01/07, Ken McDonald <ken at pixologic.com> wrote:
> We'll be moving a 1.6.3 wiki to a new database. We also need to update
> to 1.9, as the new server runs only php 5. The documentation I've seen
> deals with either copying a wiki (unchanged) to a new server, or with
> upgrading in-place. Given our scenario, I'm wondering if it would be
> better to do both at the same time.

It's possible, but it's probably more advisable to perform the move
between identical versions, and do the update afterwards; this will
allow you to eliminate possible upgrade problems as the source of any
issues that may arise.

> Also, is there anywhere that lists all of the new features that have
> been added from version to version? I know most projects have a 'version
> history' page, but I haven't stumbled across it in my Google searches yet...

RELEASE-NOTES file shipped with the software itself.

Rob Church

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