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Bug 1298 - A "current" version of the upload.tar dir would be nice
A "current" version of the upload.tar dir would be nice
Product: Datasets
Classification: Unclassified
General/Unknown (Other open bugs)
All All
: Normal enhancement (vote)
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Assigned To: Ariel T. Glenn
Depends on:
Blocks: 27939
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Reported: 2005-01-09 22:09 UTC by Hendrik Brummermann
Modified: 2013-06-18 16:20 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


Description Hendrik Brummermann 2005-01-09 22:09:28 UTC
A special version of upload.tar which only includes the most recent version of
files would be nice. Perheps only including files that are linked from the
current version of the articles.
Comment 1 Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason 2005-06-27 09:19:51 UTC
Regular upload dumps are now provided, marking this as FIXED.
Comment 2 Hendrik Brummermann 2005-06-27 17:58:11 UTC
Reopening: This feature-request is not about a recent dump but about a dump
containing only the most recent versions of files.
Comment 3 Brion Vibber 2009-03-30 21:30:16 UTC
While actual .tar files are probably not feasible at our current level (~3TB for Commons files current versions only), getting some offsite image mirrors and redistribution is on the table. Tomasz, assigning this one to you since you'll be coordinating the data dump stuff.
Comment 4 Tomasz Finc 2011-08-03 19:41:59 UTC
Releasing this bug so that anyone who has time can take it on.
Comment 5 Ariel T. Glenn 2012-06-03 04:47:24 UTC
These are now semi-available (I'm running them on an ad hoc basis, they are generated on a mirror site rather than one of our servers, we're still working out hardware issues with them, etc etc.)  If you're willing to deal with directories moving around and possible inaccessibility, you can get these before the official announcement, from  in the tarballs/full directory and the tarballs/incrs directory.  These are indeed current version only, per project *except* for commons.  

If you want commons images, you should get them via rsync from rsync://  and please see for more information about what data is mirrored where.

Anyone on this bug that's not on the xmldatadumps-l list had better get on it, since that's generally where updates about this sort of thing will be sent.
Comment 6 Ariel T. Glenn 2012-06-18 12:57:12 UTC
Hmm I guess since the official announcement went out we can call this done, or close enough to done at any rate.  (Everyone on the xmldatadumps-l list yet??)

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