[MediaWiki-l] Where are to be located the [[File:xxxx.jpg]] ?

Boris Steipe boris.steipe at utoronto.ca
Wed Nov 5 14:43:55 UTC 2014


Does it have to be the [[File: ... ]] syntax? If not, you could link externally (cf. http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:$wgAllowExternalImages) and write a template that expands your "xxxx" to the full path.

B.


On Nov 5, 2014, at 9:18 AM, John <phoenixoverride at gmail.com> wrote:

> I would still recommend the same approach as I did previously. Otherwise
> you are going to have serious database problems. If you can get them all
> available on the webserver file system use importImages.php from
> /maintenance for mass uploading
> 
> On Wed, Nov 5, 2014 at 9:08 AM, Jefsey <jefsey at jefsey.com> wrote:
> 
>> At 14:41 05/11/2014, John wrote:
>> 
>>> Content-Transfer-Encoding: base64
>>> 
>> 
>> John,
>> 
>> Thank you for the response. But I have scores of files to maintain through
>> synchronizing scripts. I cannot manage them through uploads. Moreover that
>> some are on the same computer at another place. I suppose I have to go
>> through the nightmare you announce ... Where the solution could be detailed
>> ?
>> 
>> Let me phrase it in the most simple way.
>> 
>> 1. I have a file under /jefsey/graphs/xxxx.jpg.
>> 2. I have a wiki under /home/name/www with its /home/name/www/images
>> directory.
>> 
>> How can I make [[File:xxxx.jpg]] display the file?
>> Or another command do it?
>> 
>> Or may be is there a list more appropriate to ask for such a solution?
>> 
>> Deep thanks.
>> jfc
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> You are asking for a headache, My suggestion is to enable file uploads but
>>> restrict it to a special user group and have yourself as they only member
>>> 
>>> On Wed, Nov 5, 2014 at 8:26 AM, JFC Morfin <jefsey at jefsey.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>> H™[ieved that if I installed a xxxx.jpg file in the /images directory it
>>>> would be accessible through the [[File:xxxx.jpg]]. It does seem to be
>>> the
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