[Mediawiki-l] Upgrade Question

Christopher Eicher predx97 at gmail.com
Tue Oct 26 12:31:29 UTC 2010

Is there any program that can access the wiki page files directly and
extract them putting them onto the new wiki site?  Would want to save this
way as a sort of last resort due to the time and energy involved with it.

On Tue, Oct 26, 2010 at 5:12 AM, Frank Ralf <Frank.Ralf at gmx.net> wrote:

> Hi Christopher,
> > When you press the upgrade button it initiates a command which takes care
> of
> > everything including the update script.  So really there's nothing to do
> or
> > that can be done unfortunately.
> You could install your old MediaWiki version (
> http://download.wikimedia.org/mediawiki/) locally, for example using XAMPP
> (http://www.apachefriends.org/en/xampp.html ).
> Then use your saved database, upgrade locally to the current version of
> MediaWiki, do a database backup of that version (for example with
> MySQLDumper, http://www.mysqldumper.net) and migrate it to your production
> site.
> hth
> Frank
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