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Bug 10392 - Provide MediaWiki version number
Provide MediaWiki version number
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
API (Other open bugs)
unspecified
All All
: Normal enhancement (vote)
: ---
Assigned To: Roan Kattouw
http://en.wikipedia.org/w/api.php
: patch, patch-reviewed
Depends on:
Blocks:
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Reported: 2007-06-28 11:48 UTC by Stefan Bauer
Modified: 2007-06-28 12:55 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

See Also:
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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


Attachments
Returns MediaWiki version and SVN revision ID in action=help&version (453 bytes, patch)
2007-06-28 12:38 UTC, Roan Kattouw
Details

Description Stefan Bauer 2007-06-28 11:48:04 UTC
It is sometimes not easy to recognize when changes in the svn /trunk/phase3/includes/api are going live: The only way at the moment to keep track of enhancements and bugfixes is to look at *all* timestamps in action=help&version - a rather boring task considering the size of the help page.

Please add a revision timestamp for the whole API for easier tracking (newest modification date of all modules - this can be added for example in the "info" value that's empty at the moment or in a new "timestamp" value).
Comment 1 Rob Church 2007-06-28 12:08:15 UTC
A better option is just to include the MediaWiki version plus revision number. You can also obtain this information through Special:Version.
Comment 2 Roan Kattouw 2007-06-28 12:21:41 UTC
I'll add the revision number.
Comment 3 Rob Church 2007-06-28 12:25:19 UTC
When assigning bugs, please remember to change the Assign-To field and status.
Comment 4 Roan Kattouw 2007-06-28 12:38:16 UTC
Created attachment 3836 [details]
Returns MediaWiki version and SVN revision ID in action=help&version

(In reply to comment #3)
> When assigning bugs, please remember to change the Assign-To field and status.
Sorry, relatively new here. FWIW, I did change the bug's status to ASSIGNED.

The attached patch does exactly what you asked for:

api.php?action=help&version yields:
Version:
  MediaWiki 1.11alpha (r23501)
  ApiMain: $Id: ApiMain.php 22500 2007-05-28 06:59:19Z yurik $
    http://svn.wikimedia.org/viewvc/mediawiki/trunk/phase3/includes/api/ApiMain.php
  ApiBase: $Id: ApiBase.php 23358 2007-06-25 05:44:33Z yurik $
    http://svn.wikimedia.org/viewvc/mediawiki/trunk/phase3/includes/api/ApiBase.php
etc.
Comment 5 Rob Church 2007-06-28 12:55:32 UTC
Applied in r23502.

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