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Bug 27650 - Update Install/Upgrade documents on mw.org: Manual:Upgrading and Manual:Installing_MediaWiki
Update Install/Upgrade documents on mw.org: Manual:Upgrading and Manual:Insta...
Status: NEW
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Documentation (Other open bugs)
1.17.x
All All
: Low normal (vote)
: ---
Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
gci2014
: easy
Depends on:
Blocks: documentation
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Reported: 2011-02-23 03:27 UTC by Chad H.
Modified: 2014-11-05 15:04 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


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Description Chad H. 2011-02-23 03:27:16 UTC
I need to make at least a quick pass on authoring some new upgrade/install documents that apply to 1.17 and above.

If anyone wants to volunteer before I get to it, feel free :D
Comment 1 Chad H. 2011-05-16 14:20:29 UTC
The docs in subversion (INSTALL, UPGRADE, etc) have all been fixed.

mw.org still needs an overhaul, but that's nothing new :p
Comment 2 Mark A. Hershberger 2011-07-21 21:52:38 UTC
Sumana, do you think you could help find someone to help on this?  Chad doesn't have time time now.
Comment 3 Quim Gil 2012-11-28 07:32:08 UTC
What is this report about? Still relevant? 

With the current description it is impossible to help, or even figure out whether this is still an issue.
Comment 4 Andre Klapper 2012-11-28 08:38:43 UTC
Chad: Does this report refer to http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:Upgrading and http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:Installing_MediaWiki ?
Comment 5 Chad H. 2012-11-28 11:56:04 UTC
Yes, those pages plus the per-platform pages, which are all listed under http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:Installation_guide#System-specific_instructions

The problem is: the install/upgrade docs were never updated after the new installer was written. That, and the docs were ancient and scattered anyway (most of the stuff on the platform-specific pages is just forks of the primary install doc and not actually platform-specific at all).
Comment 6 Quim Gil 2013-11-19 15:28:54 UTC
Would this be a good task for Google Code-in?
Comment 7 Andre Klapper 2014-11-05 15:04:47 UTC
Would anybody be willing to be a mentor for this documentation task for Google Code-in?  If yes, could you add it to
https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Google_Code-in_2014#Proposed_tasks until
Sunday (we can still improve the description until December 1st)?
If time is spare I can also do that - I just need a statement who
would mentor it.

See https://lists.wikimedia.org/pipermail/wikitech-l/2014-October/079264.html for more information. Don't hesitate to ask if you have questions!

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