Wed, Jul 21
I'm seeing the same problem in the original post where Elastica requires ruflin/elastica 6.1.5, which requires elasticsearch/elasticsearch: ^6.0 and conflicts with 6.8.1. However, I also just noticed that Semantic MediaWiki requires elasticsearch/elasticsearch ^5.3|^6.0, so I think that's why I'm getting 6.8.1.
This still doesn't seem to work. I'm on MediaWiki 1.35.3, trying to get AWS Elasticsearch v6.5.4 working with CirrusSearch. I've got elasticsearch/elasticsearch 6.8.1 but when I run the maintenance script I get the error in T267106:
Mar 1 2021
This PHP restriction is completely breaking MediaWiki installation on Ubuntu 20.04 (focal) since that currently has PHP 7.4.3 in its repo. Fortunately, I have a version of MW downloaded from Feb 8, so I can use that, but this patch prevents upgrading MediaWiki as long as Ubuntu doesn't have a new enough version of PHP.