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Bug 26018 - documentation to fix my screwup
documentation to fix my screwup
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Documentation (Other open bugs)
All All
: Normal enhancement (vote)
: ---
Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
: patch, patch-need-review
Depends on:
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Reported: 2010-11-19 19:27 UTC by Russ Nelson
Modified: 2011-02-16 01:07 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


Description Russ Nelson 2010-11-19 19:27:57 UTC
I have set up mediawiki a couple of times before, but am not an expert (yet). Thus I made a naive mistake which I would like to prevent others from making. I believe this patch improves the documentation so that nobody will look at $wmLocalFileRepo to true as I did.

Index: includes/DefaultSettings.php
--- includes/DefaultSettings.php	(revision 76954)
+++ includes/DefaultSettings.php	(working copy)
@@ -365,8 +365,13 @@
  *   - apibase              Use for the foreign API's URL
  *   - apiThumbCacheExpiry  How long to locally cache thumbs for
- * The default is to initialise these arrays from the MW<1.11 backwards compatible settings:
- * $wgUploadPath, $wgThumbnailScriptPath, $wgSharedUploadDirectory, etc.
+ * If you leave $wgLocalFileRepo set to false, Setup will fill in appropriate values.
+ * Otherwise, set $wgLocalFileRepo to a repository structure as described above.
+ * If you set $wgUseInstantCommons to true, it will add an entry for Commons.
+ * If you set $wgForeignFileRepos to an array of repostory structures, those will
+ * be searched after the local file repo.
+ * Otherwise, you will only have access to local media files.
+ * 
 $wgLocalFileRepo = false;
Comment 1 Mark A. Hershberger 2011-02-12 04:07:05 UTC
See r82007

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