[Mediawiki-l] wiki family and shared resources

Platonides Platonides at gmail.com
Tue Jan 12 23:57:48 UTC 2010

Mij wrote:
> However, trying to enforce the "pool fallback lookup" documented
> http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:$wgUseSharedUploads
> we tried moving away the instance's own images/ directory. Doing this, all images
> result into a broken link.

The instance still see the images as "local" at its image table in the
db. MediaWiki doesn't check that the file is still there at images/ folder.

Test it with a file which wasn't previously uploaded locally, then try
deleting entries from image table.

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