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Bug 6264 - Custom groups do not appear in Special:Userrights
Custom groups do not appear in Special:Userrights
Status: RESOLVED WORKSFORME
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Special pages (Other open bugs)
1.6.x
PC Windows 2000
: Normal normal (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
http://www.clansmiley.com/wiki/
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Depends on:
Blocks:
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Reported: 2006-06-10 14:44 UTC by Jim Poulson
Modified: 2010-05-15 15:56 UTC (History)
0 users

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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


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Description Jim Poulson 2006-06-10 14:44:49 UTC
I installed Wikimedia 1.6.6 recently and tried to create a custom group according to this page :
http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Help:User_rights#Managing_group_rights

Adding a statement such as to LocalSettings.php :
$wgGroupPermissions['ninja']['bot'] = true;

After replacing the file on my web site and going into Special:Userrights, the new group does not 
appear.

Note : The only change I've carried out is to add the PHPBB User Database Plugin.
Comment 1 Rob Church 2006-06-10 14:51:31 UTC
Adding custom groups via the usual manner works for me under both SVN trunk and
1.6 branch, so I'm closing this WORKSFORME. I suspect the plugin is interfering.
Comment 2 Jim Poulson 2006-06-10 14:54:07 UTC
Ok, you're probably right. Thanks for taking the trouble and sorry for the bother. Anyway, what the plugin does is use the 
user's table, and more specifically a user group, in a phpBB database to control authorisation to the wiki.
Comment 3 Jim Poulson 2006-06-10 15:08:36 UTC
Here is a link to that plugin :
http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/PHPBB/Users_Integration

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