[Mediawiki-l] Upgrade from 1.6.1 to 1.11 not going well (more)

Sandy Rozhon srozhon at oh.rr.com
Tue Jan 22 19:09:42 UTC 2008


On 22 Jan 2008 at 13:53, Sandy Rozhon wrote:

> On 22 Jan 2008 at 13:07, Sandy Rozhon wrote:
> 
> > I neglected to add that the error message "Object not found" is
> > looking for the  following URL :  /cgi-fcgi/php4config/index.php
> > 
> > My website has no such items and why would it be needed if PHP5 is
> > in use anyway?  How do I get around this.  I seem to be blocked at
> > every turn.
> > 
> > Details:
> > MySQL  5.0.51
> > PHP Version 5.2.5
> 
> After making the config folder world writable/readable,  I tried using
> the update.php route and was unsuccessful. 
> 
> When I attempted to browse to the config folder, a warning appeared
> notifying me that if index.php was not available (I suppose due to the
> use of PHP 5.2.5) the I should use index.php5 (for which a link was
> provided).  Following that link did finally allow me to run the
> installation process and produced a LocalSettings.php in the config
> folder.  I then moved the Localsettings.php file in the wiki folder
> where my prior version had been.  The permissions for that file are -
> rw-rw-rw.
> 
> Next I tried to access my Wiki, but further problems have arisen. 
> This error message occurs SEVEN times in a row on the page:
> 
> "Warning: Cannot modify header information - headers already sent by
> (output started at /home/sandy/htdocs/brooklyn/LocalSettings.php:144)
> in /home/sandy/htdocs/brooklyn/includes/WebResponse.php on line 10"
> 
> So I am STILL stuck, though a bit further along in the process.  Can
> anyone help me get over this hump in the road?

Well, for no good reason that I could see and while it was sitting on 
that open page with the last mentioned error, the website suddenly 
popped in and appears totally functional.  

There is still, though, one very annoying problem and that is that 
the main page requires the use of index.php5 at the end of the URL 
and is not assuming it.  If attempts are made to open the page 
without the index.php5 at the end, I get this error:

Parse error: syntax error, unexpected T_STRING, expecting 
T_OLD_FUNCTION or T_FUNCTION or T_VAR or '}' in 
/home/sandy/htdocs/brooklyn/includes/Exception.php on line 160

Is this something I need to discuss with my website provider, or is 
there a setting that I need to change somewhere in the Wiki itself, 
or in LocalSettings.php?

Sandy



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