[Mediawiki-l] Upgrade Question

Christopher Eicher predx97 at gmail.com
Mon Oct 25 22:58:39 UTC 2010


Unfortunately it will be a moot point now the upgrade installer the company
i'm with kinda...screwed up.  Even though I had a small backup area of the
1.6.5 wiki files and backed up the wiki database prior to upgrading it still
fouled up some how.  Now I get an error stating it has a problem with an
unknown column in the user_edits area and can't find the column nor do I
know where to go to fix it.

Is there any way to find the wiki pages within the database backup and put
them into the new Wiki?  What database table are the wiki files stored on so
I can delete that file from the test DB then upload to see if I can reclaim
what I lost.  Only good thing that's come out of this is the software is now
up to date being 1.16 so I can use template files atleast.

On Sun, Oct 24, 2010 at 6:38 PM, Benjamin Lees <emufarmers at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sat, Oct 23, 2010 at 11:11 PM, Christopher Eicher <predx97 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >  How would I backup the entire Wiki Directory?
> You should be able to use whichever method you used to upload the wiki
> files in the first place.  That's probably your FTP client, if you
> have one, or else a file manager Web interface.
>
> > Usually
> > i'll just go into the phpadmin code for the database linked to the media
> > wiki and select all the files then create a zip file with all the files
> to
> > make the wiki work zipped up in it.  After that i'll just download the
> zip
> > file and keep it stored away on my computer.
> When you say "files", you're referring to the database tables, right?
>
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