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Bug 968 - New install or upgrade does not populate user_groups table; installed sysop is missing rights
New install or upgrade does not populate user_groups table; installed sysop i...
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Installer (Other open bugs)
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: High critical with 2 votes (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
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Blocks: 767
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Reported: 2004-12-01 00:49 UTC by Zigger
Modified: 2010-05-15 15:38 UTC (History)
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Description Zigger 2004-12-01 00:49:57 UTC
Both a new install and an upgrade of 1.4 HEAD result in an empty user_groups
table.  The only user in both cases is the default WikiSysop.  The user_rights
row has only "read,edit,move,upload" rights for a new install.  From memory, the
user_rights row from an upgrade had only "sysop,bureaucrat" rights.
Comment 1 mark_sweep 2004-12-23 05:48:31 UTC
I had the same problem in 1.4b3: I first selected a Creative Commons license,
and noticed the warning that says that all form entries will be lost after the
license selection.  When I got back from the CC website I filled in the form in
the config script and didn't change the default sysop name.  In the end, when I
checked manually in mysql the user table was completely empty and no sysop had
been created.  Here's a wild guess: could it be that the sysop field got reset
during the CC excursion?  Or is this because I didn't change the default sysop name?
Comment 2 Brion Vibber 2004-12-23 07:22:26 UTC
1.4 doesn't have a user_groups table currently.

When you do the CC outing it clears all other fields in the install form.
Comment 3 Brion Vibber 2005-06-12 06:38:28 UTC
1.5 on install now populates user_groups for the newly created sysop.

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