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Bug 6598 - allow * for file uploads
allow * for file uploads
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Special pages (Other open bugs)
Other Linux
: Normal normal with 1 vote (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
Depends on:
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Reported: 2006-07-09 08:27 UTC by Thorsten Staerk
Modified: 2006-07-09 16:06 UTC (History)
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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---

react on $wgFileExtensions='*' (381 bytes, patch)
2006-07-09 08:28 UTC, Thorsten Staerk
react on $wgFileExtensions='*' with yesterday's version 1.7.1 (329 bytes, patch)
2006-07-09 11:28 UTC, Thorsten Staerk

Description Thorsten Staerk 2006-07-09 08:27:18 UTC
Please allow adding '*' to the allowed upload 
files, $wgFileExtensions.

The quality of the mediawiki software urged me to 
switch my homepage to 
mediawiki. Big compliment.
On my homepage, I do not have any users but me, but 
I need to upload my sourcecode files with whatever 

My patch allows for adding * to file uploads, it is 
productive on
Comment 1 Thorsten Staerk 2006-07-09 08:28:56 UTC
Created attachment 2060 [details]
react on $wgFileExtensions='*'
Comment 2 Thorsten Staerk 2006-07-09 11:28:58 UTC
Created attachment 2061 [details]
react on $wgFileExtensions='*' with yesterday's version 1.7.1
Comment 3 Brion Vibber 2006-07-09 14:33:39 UTC
If you need this disable the extension check using the existing 
Comment 4 Thorsten Staerk 2006-07-09 15:44:39 UTC
disabling extension check is ignored, see bug 6602
Comment 5 Rob Church 2006-07-09 16:06:11 UTC
Set $wgStrictFileExtensions to false, otherwise MediaWiki will enforce file
extension checking; that warning can't be skipped at runtime, for obvious
security reasons.

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