[Mageia-dev] mediawiki package

Michael Scherer misc at zarb.org
Fri May 6 12:11:45 CEST 2011

Le vendredi 06 mai 2011 à 12:04 +0200, Christiaan Welvaart a écrit :
> hi,
> The current mediawiki package puts the temporary writable config dir in 
> /usr/share which AFAIK violates FHS - /usr should only be written during 
> package (de)installation. I checked out the mediawiki package in fedora 
> and I think we should use it as a base for the mageia package. Significant 
> differences are:
>    - tex (tetex/texlive) dependency separated into a mediawiki-math pkg
>    - separate code (in /usr/share) from configuration (user defined, e.g.
>      /var/www or /srv) and allow multiple wiki configs
> I got it working on mageia cauldron after fixing installation for 
> postgresql databases, but my package is not finished: I didn't check yet 
> if anything should be merged from the mageia/mandriva package, and I had 
> to configure the apache side manually, while I would expect some parts to 
> be preconfigured.
> So is this a good plan,

Yes good plan

>  and is anyone interested in (co-)maintaining such 
> a package?

We have to deploy it for the wiki, so it will likely be maintained, yes
( not by me however ).

Michael Scherer

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