[Mediawiki-l] "Old" text in articles
tstarling at wikimedia.org
Wed Jan 13 23:50:03 UTC 2010
> I edited an article-text directly in the database via a script from a
> When i select the article inside the wiki it shows me the "old" article.
> After klicking the Edit-Button the "new", extern edited, Text is shown in
> the edit-interface.
> After storing the article the "new" text is also shown in the wiki.
> Why is the new text primal after the "wiki-internal" storing visible and not
> directly after the "wiki-external" scripting?!
You probably forgot to update page_touched. The problem wouldn't come
up if you edited articles properly instead of messing with the
database. There's an API, a maintenance script, and various clients.
-- Tim Starling
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