Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 214758
MediaWiki installation does not work with not EN locale
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:48 EST
Description of problem: MediaWiki installation does not work
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): 5.fc6
How reproducible: Try to install mediawiki with non EN locale (e.g. Fr or RU)
Steps to Reproduce:
1. yum install mediawiki httpd mysql-server mysql
2. /sbin/service httpd start
3. /sbin/service mysqld start
4. firefox http://localhost/mediawiki/config/
5. Fill required fields and press install mediawiki
6. Change Locale to Not EN (e.g. FR or RU)
7. Press install mediawiki
installation stops at
Generating configuration file...
Set $wgShowExceptionDetails = true; in LocalSettings.php to show detailed
Installation successful! Move the config/LocalSettings.php file into the parent
directory, then follow this link to your wiki.
Does it work in english locale? Could you provide the debugging info as
requested above? Thanks!
Yes, it works in English locale.
I could not provide the debugging info because existing file LocateSettings.php
does not exist (the installation process creates it in case of success).
German locale doesn't work neither
I found the solution.
mediawiki package does not contain serialized and languages folders.
I copied these folders from mediawiki 1.8.2 tarball and after managed to
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 212600 ***