[Mediawiki-l] Cannot install mwdumper from source

Jeremy Baron jeremy at tuxmachine.com
Wed May 30 15:28:58 UTC 2012


On Wed, May 30, 2012 at 9:23 AM, Chad <innocentkiller at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, May 30, 2012 at 5:35 AM, Antoine Musso <hashar+wmf at free.fr> wrote:
>> Le 30/05/12 08:14, Jeremy Baron a écrit :
>>> Please avoid using that script if you can. If you're using a halfway
>>> decent host (or running your own server/working locally) then there's
>>> much better ways to do an import. If you need help importing a MySQL
>>> dump you can tell us more about what you're trying to do (.gz is not
>>> indication of dump format or structure, just compression format; we'd
>>> need more details) or come visit either #mediawiki or #mysql (both on
>>> freenode) and ask there.
>>
>> Maybe we should just drop mwdumper entirely.
>>
>
> Or persuade Brion to work on it again ;-)

To be clear, the passage I wrote which is quoted above was a reference
to mysqldumper.net not to mwdumper.

> Also as a minor note: this was already moved to git as
> mediawiki/tools/mwdumper.

For the record that means the new location is
https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/gitweb?p=mediawiki/tools/mwdumper.git;a=summary

-Jeremy



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