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GlobalVarConfig throws exceptions for globals with null value
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For example, the default value for $wgRightsPage is null. And https://www.mediawiki.org/w/api.php?action=query&meta=siteinfo&siprop=rightsinfo is throwing an exception when it isn't overridden.

Patch to follow momentarily.


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Severity: normal

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bz66986

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Anomie created this task.Jun 23 2014, 5:05 PM

Change 141468 had a related patch set uploaded by Anomie:
GlobalVarConfig shouldn't throw exceptions for null-valued config settings

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/141468

Change 141468 merged by jenkins-bot:
GlobalVarConfig shouldn't throw exceptions for null-valued config settings

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/141468

was successfully merged

Should backport this, no reason to let stuff be broken for a week until wmf11 rolls out.

I've scheduled it for the Tuesday morning SWAT, but if someone wants to do it this evening feel free.

Change 141680 had a related patch set uploaded by Anomie:
GlobalVarConfig shouldn't throw exceptions for null-valued config settings

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/141680

Change 141680 merged by jenkins-bot:
GlobalVarConfig shouldn't throw exceptions for null-valued config settings

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/141680

Backported.

Change 160688 had a related patch set uploaded by Legoktm:
GlobalVarConfig shouldn't throw exceptions for null-valued config settings

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/160688

Change 160688 merged by Legoktm:
GlobalVarConfig shouldn't throw exceptions for null-valued config settings

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/160688

Will also be included in the next 1.23.x release.

Legoktm moved this task from Backlog to Done on the MediaWiki-Configuration board.Mar 4 2015, 7:54 AM