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Create a configuration value to control whether global account blocks are enabled
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To make it easier to deploy T17294, it should be possible to control whether a global account block applies to a given wiki. This allows deployment to be staged to avoid breakages on large wikis.

Acceptance criteria
  • Add a configuration value that controls whether to lookup and apply global blocks on accounts

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Change 1005607 had a related patch set uploaded (by Dreamy Jazz; author: Dreamy Jazz):

[operations/mediawiki-config@master] Pin wgGlobalBlockingAllowGlobalAccountBlocks as false on WMF wikis

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/1005607

Change 1005607 merged by jenkins-bot:

[operations/mediawiki-config@master] Pin wgGlobalBlockingAllowGlobalAccountBlocks as false on WMF wikis

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/1005607

Mentioned in SAL (#wikimedia-operations) [2024-02-21T21:58:25Z] <dreamyjazz@deploy2002> Started scap: Backport for [[gerrit:1005607|Pin wgGlobalBlockingAllowGlobalAccountBlocks as false on WMF wikis (T356923 T356924)]]

Mentioned in SAL (#wikimedia-operations) [2024-02-21T21:59:58Z] <dreamyjazz@deploy2002> dreamyjazz: Backport for [[gerrit:1005607|Pin wgGlobalBlockingAllowGlobalAccountBlocks as false on WMF wikis (T356923 T356924)]] synced to the testservers (https://wikitech.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mwdebug)

Mentioned in SAL (#wikimedia-operations) [2024-02-21T22:08:42Z] <dreamyjazz@deploy2002> Finished scap: Backport for [[gerrit:1005607|Pin wgGlobalBlockingAllowGlobalAccountBlocks as false on WMF wikis (T356923 T356924)]] (duration: 10m 16s)

Change 1005614 had a related patch set uploaded (by Dreamy Jazz; author: Dreamy Jazz):

[mediawiki/extensions/GlobalBlocking@master] Add wgGlobalBlockingAllowGlobalAccountBlocks

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/1005614

Change 1005614 merged by jenkins-bot:

[mediawiki/extensions/GlobalBlocking@master] Add wgGlobalBlockingAllowGlobalAccountBlocks

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/1005614

I would suggest that no QA is needed for this ticket because the configuration value is currently un-used. Testing that this configuration value works as expected will be done in other tickets.

Moving to Needs QA for QA to make this determination.

dom_walden subscribed.

I would suggest that no QA is needed for this ticket because the configuration value is currently un-used. Testing that this configuration value works as expected will be done in other tickets.

That makes sense. Thanks.