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Increase $wgMaxRedirects on enwiki
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Please increase $wgMaxRedirects on enwiki, optimally to 3.
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bzimport raised the priority of this task from to Medium.Nov 22 2014, 3:11 AM
bzimport set Reference to bz65064.

Related: Bug 63388 - set $wgMaxRedirects = 2 on dewiki

Change 154720 had a related patch set uploaded by John F. Lewis:
Change wgMaxRedirects for enwiki and dewiki

tomasz set Security to None.
Mdann52 added subscribers: Mdann52, JEumerus, Paine_Ellsworth and 7 others.

Merged together as these seek the same thing - the merged one seeks to achieve this. I'm doing some testing to see if this works as intended on a private wiki before pushing the patch

Mdann52 changed the task status from Open to Stalled.Jan 3 2016, 7:53 PM

Tested on mw 1.26.2, and this does not work with the current config - will set a blocking task.

All patches managed in this task have been abandoned: and

@Mdann52: I am resetting the assignee of this task because there has not been progress lately (please correct me if I am wrong!). Resetting the assignee avoids the impression that somebody is already working on this task. It also allows others to potentially work towards fixing this task. Please claim this task again when you plan to work on it (via Add Action...Assign / Claim in the dropdown menu) - it would be welcome. Thanks for your understanding!

daniel added a subscriber: daniel.

The current implementation for multi-hop redirects is broken, see T296430. Fixing it would be a significant effort and would require some design of proper UI integration and desired behavior.