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Dumping of older revisions contained in xml files should not need db query
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It takes longer to generate a dump of old en wp revisions than the same number of newer ones, because the old ones have length mismatch (they weren't normalized when they went in) and so get pulled from the database directly. Doublecheck that this is the reason and figure out a work-around.

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This will be addressed in part by a change in https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/#/c/mediawiki/core/+/556346/11/maintenance/includes/TextPassDumper.php at line 927 (applies to everything that's not wikitext).

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