Post tagged: debian

MediaWiki - powered by Debian

Barring any bugs, the last set of changes to the MediaWiki Debian package for the stretch release landed earlier this month. There are some documentation changes, and updates for changes to other, related packages. One of the other changes is the addition of a "powered by Debian" footer icon (drawn …

texvc back in Debian

Today texvc was re-accepted for inclusion into Debian. texvc is a TeX validator and converter than can be used with the Math extension to generate PNGs of math equations. It had been removed from Jessie when MediaWiki itself was removed. However, a texvc package is still useful for those who …

wikidiff2 1.4.1

In MediaWiki 1.28, MaxSem improved diff limits in the pure PHP diff implementation that ships with MediaWiki core. However Wikimedia and other larger wikis use a PHP extension called wikidiff2, for better performance and additional support for Japanese, Chinese, and Thai.

wikidiff2 1.4.1 is now available in …

Packaging MediaWiki for Debian

Over the past few months I've been working on an updated Debian package for MediaWiki. After working with Luke, Faidon, Moritz, and a few others, we now have a mostly working package! It's being developed in Gerrit (the mediawiki/debian repository), so it hopefully will get more visibility, and we …