Last modified: 2010-05-15 15:56:40 UTC

Wikimedia Bugzilla is closed!

Wikimedia has migrated from Bugzilla to Phabricator. Bug reports should be created and updated in Wikimedia Phabricator instead. Please create an account in Phabricator and add your Bugzilla email address to it.
Wikimedia Bugzilla is read-only. If you try to edit or create any bug report in Bugzilla you will be shown an intentional error message.
In order to access the Phabricator task corresponding to a Bugzilla report, just remove "static-" from its URL.
You could still run searches in Bugzilla or access your list of votes but bug reports will obviously not be up-to-date in Bugzilla.
Bug 6264 - Custom groups do not appear in Special:Userrights
Custom groups do not appear in Special:Userrights
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Special pages (Other open bugs)
PC Windows 2000
: Normal normal (vote)
: ---
Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
Depends on:
  Show dependency treegraph
Reported: 2006-06-10 14:44 UTC by Jim Poulson
Modified: 2010-05-15 15:56 UTC (History)
0 users

See Also:
Web browser: ---
Mobile Platform: ---
Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


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 :

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 

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 :

Note You need to log in before you can comment on or make changes to this bug.