[Mediawiki-l] hiding and sharing articles/namespaces to the public

Amitrajit Chatterjee amitrajit.chatterjee at csueastbay.edu
Wed May 30 21:12:07 UTC 2007


But when you are using a command file to run every night, that means the
information will not be real time. So a change made now to a wiki will be
reflected on the other one only tomorrow.

Amit

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[mailto:mediawiki-l-bounces at lists.wikimedia.org] On Behalf Of Michael Daly
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revansx at cox.net wrote:
> Instead of writing an extension, I also considered setting-up an second 
 > wiki whose MySQL database was just daily replication of the
 > private one.


This is a simple solution and easy to implement with mysqldump backup of 
the private and mysql to reload on the public one.  This can be done 
with a simple command file executed by a timer driven process overnight.

You could do this with a single MySQL installation if you massage the 
exported sql file to rename the database from, say,  wikidb (private 
one) to wikidb_public before restoring.

> --- Does it pass the experts ho-ho, ha-ha test?

Simple is good!

Mike


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