[Mediawiki-l] local files listed as external links

Kilian Evang winkelklammern at texttheater.de
Fri Jan 11 15:39:41 UTC 2008

Am Freitag, den 11.01.2008, 09:30 -0500 schrieb Boris Epstein:
> I have a MediaWiki installation which I am trying to migrate to a different
> machine. Migration seems to work fine except for one small detail: a whole
> lot of files which are local to the Wiki and thus should only be referenced
> as local URL's (i.e, by using the relative path) are listed in the
> mw_externallinks database table, and listed by the full path (http://... )
> to boot.

Hi Boris,

as far as I know, MediaWiki supports only these types of links:
1) links to other pages in the same Wiki
2) interwiki links
3) external links with absolute URLs

So you can't make links with relative URLs lying on your web server. Am
I right?


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