[Mediawiki-l] Cannot upgrade beyond 1.6.12?

Ashar Voultoiz hashar+wmf at free.fr
Mon Jul 11 19:03:05 UTC 2011

On 06/07/11 02:34, Ragansi wrote:
>    I'm working on a wiki that has been sitting at version 1.3.9 for
> "quite some time" without upgrades. I've not been able to upgrade beyond
> 1.6.12.  The upgrade path is direct from that point.  I download the
> tarball for 1.6.12, unpack it, run the update.php script and all is
> well.  0 problems.
> The pages load fine, everything is editable, the CLI returns no errors
> or warnings.  What strikes me as odd is that if I try and do a "direct
> upgrade" from 1.3.9 to anything beyond 1.6.12 all I get is a white
> screen.  Running php from the CLI results in the following messages:

The 1.3.x -> 1.5.x upgrade is probably bugged past 1.6.12.  I would try 
to update to 1.6.12 and then upgrade again to 1.17.

Don't forget to backup database first :-)

Ashar Voultoiz

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