Upgrade mediawiki

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Goal

Upgrade mediawiki from 1.15.2 to 1.16.0.

Motivation

1.16.0 makes using the URL pattern

wiki.compbio.washington.edu/Article

much easier.

There are issues with adding users from the command line.

Associated tasks

  • create backups of filesystem and db
  • update database
  • lay down new files, change links, move old configs into new locations
  • tested functionality

status

  • 2010-12-04 migrated site to http://wiki.compbio.washington.edu
    • modified httpd.vhosts for vhost
    • recompiled apache for mod_rewrite
    • separated configuration directory from application dir
    • had to do some trickery to get index.php and index.html to work correctly so that functionality on local.compbio.washington.edu/wiki was not lost
    • added exceptions to the rewrite rules for robots.txt and favicon.ico
  • 2010-11-21 Completed upgrade
  • 2010-11-23 Installed Lockdown and created Internal name space for non-public documents
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