[maemo-community] Cannot import docs directly into wiki.maemo.org

From: Dave Neary dneary at maemo.org
Date: Mon May 10 20:05:04 EEST 2010
Hi Jarmo,

I spent part of the afternoon with Niels explaining the steps necessary
to import maemo-baseline docs into wiki.maemo.org according to your

I explained that the steps were:

 1. Unzip the toolchain from Jarmo, add a deb line pointing to the
directory containing the packages, apt-get update, and install the
toolchain packages (specifically,
 2. Unzip the raw wiki text contents of the maemodoc-baseline docs
 3. Run maemodoc-importwiki on the unzipped docs

His response was, "that's not something you should be doing on a
production server" (which is, pretty much, what I said a couple of weeks

Can you propose an alternative method for importing wiki pages and
images from an external mediawiki instance into the main production one,
without installing the maemodoc-toolchain and using it to write data
directly to the production database? Thanks.

Daniel, you mentioned that in the past you have done the intermediate
load/dump thing - how did you handle image attachments and the other
problems Jarmo identified?


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