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Bot flag ignored in recent changes.
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In the ksh Wikipedia, recentchanges are being clutted with messages from a bot, ReDirBot.
Removing the bot flag and setting it again did not change the obnoxiois behaviour. The bot has been temorarily suspended, until the problem is solved.

Version: 1.11.x
Severity: critical



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bzimport raised the priority of this task from to High.Nov 21 2014, 10:07 PM
bzimport set Reference to bz12611.
bzimport added a subscriber: Unknown Object (MLST).

Created attachment 4539
patch for Article.php

It seems to only the case for new articles, see

Reason : Article::doEdit() now requires unconditionnaly the EDIT_FORCE_BOT flag to mark the edit as bot, but Article::insertNewArticle() doesn't add it if the edit should be marked as bot, here a patch to fix it.


  • Bug 12633 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***