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Bug 736 - Blank page shown after config under Windows unless database exists -- needs flush
Blank page shown after config under Windows unless database exists -- needs f...
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Installer (Other open bugs)
PC Windows 2000
: High major with 1 vote (vote)
: ---
Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
: patch
Depends on:
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Reported: 2004-10-17 18:27 UTC by Zigger
Modified: 2010-05-15 15:28 UTC (History)
0 users

See Also:
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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---

Patch for REL1_3 (495 bytes, patch)
2004-11-29 16:21 UTC, Zigger

Description Zigger 2004-10-17 18:27:44 UTC
After a config under Windows 2000, a blank page is shown, unless the wikidb
database already exists.
This occurred in all the versions I tested: 1.3.3, 1.3.5, 1.3.6.

The fix that worked for me was to edit config/index.php to add "flush();" after
"initialiseMessages();" to match the code for the working case.
Comment 1 Chad Smith 2004-10-21 05:29:48 UTC
I am having the same issue.
I have FTP'd onto WebHost4Life, run through the install questionare and then moved the LocalSettings.php file back to the root 
directory, then when I try and start the wiki I get nothing.
Has there been any progress with this?
Comment 2 Zigger 2004-10-21 09:52:05 UTC
Chad, you seem to have a different issue.  I got the blank page as the response
to the config.  The main page of the wiki subsequently worked for me.
Comment 3 Zigger 2004-11-29 16:21:32 UTC
Created attachment 138 [details]
Patch for REL1_3
Comment 4 Zigger 2004-11-30 14:47:22 UTC
HEAD (1.4) does not have this issue.  Patch is for REL1_3.
Comment 5 Brion Vibber 2005-04-22 11:39:04 UTC
1.3 no longer maintained, listed as working in 1.4. Closing bug as obsolete.

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