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Special:PagePreparation gives no hint it's doing anything
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Description

  1. https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Special:PagePreparation
  2. Enter Help:Images and press the button

I. Expected: something happens.
II. Observed: maybe something is happening, but there is no loading indicator or anything. The only thing changing is the URL, https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Special:PagePreparation?title=Help%3AImages


Version: master
Severity: normal

Details

Reference
bz69270

Event Timeline

bzimport raised the priority of this task from to Medium.Nov 22 2014, 3:29 AM
bzimport set Reference to bz69270.
Nemo_bis created this task.Aug 7 2014, 10:15 PM

pr4tiklahoti wrote:

It is because after preparing, the rvdifftotext parameter becomes too large and we get a 414 error: 414 Request-URI Too Large

Can't even shorten the URL, so here's a paste of it: http://pastebin.com/RFNFRw5m

pr4tiklahoti wrote:

Changing api.get(...) to api.post(...) should fix this problem. Tried it over here: https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/User:BPositive/getPageContent.js

gerritadmin wrote:

Change 152954 had a related patch set uploaded by BPositive:
Api call changed from .get to .post for getDiff() function at Special:Preparation

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/152954

gerritadmin wrote:

Change 152954 merged by jenkins-bot:
Api call changed from .get to .post for getDiff() at Special:Preparation

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/152954

Let's assume this fixed; but we'll need retesting of this and the rest.