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Document all tables missing in replicas
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On https://wikitech.wikimedia.org/wiki/Help:Toolforge/Database, and document workarounds.

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You should be able to SHOW TABLES on e.g. metawiki, then compare it to the same for metawiki_p.

Yes, that would already help a lot. I think that information should also be available from the scripts that generate the VIEWs.

There is also the difference between a 'standard' mediawiki and a WMF mediawiki database, and those differences are less obvious (which includes the text table, for example).

Yes, that would already help a lot. I think that information should also be available from the scripts that generate the VIEWs.

Nope, maintain-replicas uses what is effectively a whitelist of tables/views to create.

There is also the difference between a 'standard' mediawiki and a WMF mediawiki database, and those differences are less obvious (which includes the text table, for example).

I'm pretty sure there either are, or used to be, differences not only between different WMF MW DBs, but between different replicas of the same WMF MW DBs.

scfc triaged this task as Low priority.Feb 16 2017, 7:52 PM
scfc moved this task from Triage to Backlog on the Toolforge board.
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