[Mediawiki-l] How do I update mediawiki on a shared webhosting?

Benjamin Lees emufarmers at gmail.com
Thu Sep 29 00:21:10 UTC 2011


On Wed, Sep 28, 2011 at 7:33 PM, Isabell Alcott
<uv22ealcott at googlemail.com> wrote:
> Please dont point me to these websites who are describing "Yeeee, rename the
> localsettings and run the installation process again" (like seen here:
> http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:Upgrading/de#Alternative_2:_Erneute_Installation

You don't need to rename LocalSettings.php if you're upgrading to
1.17: http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:Upgrading#Web_.28MediaWiki_1.17_and_later.29
Unfortunately, it doesn't look like the German version of those
instructions has been updated to note that.



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