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File Extension check on Move page but not on upload new version.
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If I upload a file
then "Upload a new version of this file"
then try to move File:myDocument.doc to File:myDocument.pdf
I get the error
"You do not have permission to move this page, for the following reason:
The new file extension does not match its type."

isValidFileMove() in Move.php is calling
File::checkExtensionCompatibility and failing

Either this check should be removed so I can rename the File or a similar check should be performed on upload so I am unable to upload a new version of a file with an incompatible file extension. (Personally, I'd like the check to be removed so I have the flexibility to change file extensions of files in the system and allow redirects to point to renamed files)

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From my understanding, not all file types are supported. That means you want to have the flexibility to change file extension on the system even to non-supported file types?

I'm happy to restrict to the types in the $wgFileExtensions array. More specifically if the system allows me to upload a file with a different extension to the one currently there I'd like to be able to rename the file to the new extension.