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WikimediaMaintenance: remove dependency on pre-MCR database schema
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Description

The extension should not rely on pre-MCR fields in the revision table, and should not assume that the text table is used. Specifically:

  • remove all references to rev_text_id or ar_text_id.
  • remove usages of Revision::getRevisionText()
  • remove reliance on the 'text' flag to Revision::getQueryInfo()

See the parent task(s) for more details.

Care should be taken to maintain backwards compatibility with older versions of MediaWiki, as declared in extension.json.

Details

Related Gerrit Patches:
mediawiki/extensions/WikimediaMaintenance : masterRemove obsolete scripts that use rev_text_id.

Event Timeline

daniel created this task.Sep 19 2019, 7:50 PM
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Change 538113 had a related patch set uploaded (by Ppchelko; owner: Ppchelko):
[mediawiki/extensions/WikimediaMaintenance@master] Remove obsolete scripts that use rev_text_id.

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/538113

Change 538113 merged by jenkins-bot:
[mediawiki/extensions/WikimediaMaintenance@master] Remove obsolete scripts that use rev_text_id.

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/538113