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Bug 6771 - Old revisions of MediaWiki pages are not available with action=raw
Old revisions of MediaWiki pages are not available with action=raw
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
General/Unknown (Other open bugs)
1.8.x
All All
: Normal normal (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?t...
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Depends on:
Blocks:
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Reported: 2006-07-21 15:43 UTC by Lupin
Modified: 2006-07-28 03:17 UTC (History)
0 users

See Also:
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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


Attachments
One-line patch (579 bytes, patch)
2006-07-21 17:13 UTC, Lupin
Details

Description Lupin 2006-07-21 15:43:28 UTC
The above url gives the current revision instead of the ancient revision
referred to by the oldid parameter. This seems somewhat aberrant (and confuses
my script no end).
Comment 1 Rotem Liss 2006-07-21 15:46:30 UTC
I think it's not related to MediaWiki but to a broken database in English
Wikipedia – see
http://mail.wikipedia.org/pipermail/wikitech-l/2006-July/037111.html .
Comment 2 Lupin 2006-07-21 16:26:15 UTC
I am dubious about this explanation. After all, the url
http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=MediaWiki:Monobook.css&oldid=3933070
retrieves the   old revision fine; it's just that it doesn't do so with action=raw.

Ancientness of the revision is not the issue - this seems to affect every old
revision in the MediaWiki namespace.
Comment 3 Lupin 2006-07-21 16:30:20 UTC
Moreover, the same bug appears in my local mediawiki installation, so I think we
can rule out the database problems.
Comment 4 Lupin 2006-07-21 17:13:39 UTC
Created attachment 2131 [details]
One-line patch

I think this little patch fixes things.
Comment 5 Lupin 2006-07-28 03:17:08 UTC
Added in SVN trunk r15863.

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