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Special:Export creates an empty XML file for any pages
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Description

result of export is empty

Steps to Reproduce:

https://test2.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Export/Main_Page

Actual Results:

empty file

Expected Results:

the content of Main_Page

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Event Timeline

Aklapper renamed this task from Special:Export does not work to Special:Export creates an empty XML file for any pages.Fri, Apr 2, 9:17 AM
Aklapper triaged this task as Unbreak Now! priority.

I can also reproduce this in production, e.g. on https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Export

I guess it is related to T278343. I gave it a try on https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Export using:

Mathematics
Philosophy

And that yields a 0 byte XML file. Nice.

Annoyingly that was found on Beta-Cluster-Infrastructure last week but was not flagged as a blocker :-\