[MediaWiki-l] fixing the database after adding a custom namespace

Brian Wolff bawolff at gmail.com
Tue Jul 10 23:05:33 UTC 2018

There are two actually. namespaceDupes.php and cleanupTitles.php. i
personally like namespaceDupes.php better.


On Tuesday, July 10, 2018, Evans, Richard K. (GRC-H000) <
richard.k.evans at nasa.gov> wrote:
> A while back I imported pages from the custom namespace of another wiki
to the Main namespace of my wiki (e.g. XYZ:pagenames). The pages worked
fine in the Main namespace.
> Recently I created that custom namespace and was hoping that the old
pages would magically relocate themselves into the new namespace ... they
did not. Nor are they accessible anymore by any means that I know of. They
show up in a list pages from Special:AllPages looking only at the Main
namespace, but when I click on them, it says the page does not exist.
> Is there a maintenance script that will fix this?
> -Rich
> - Richard Evans, NASA GRC - Plum Brook Station
>   http://www.linkedin.com/in/rkevans
>   (c)216.973.4398
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