[Bf-committers] Wiki pygments throwing exceptions

Dan McGrath danmcgrath.ca at gmail.com
Fri Jun 22 19:34:56 CEST 2018

Also, a big thanks to da_wunder from #symfony on Freenode for help
troubleshooting things!

On Fri, Jun 22, 2018 at 1:31 PM Dan McGrath <danmcgrath.ca at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> Just a heads up that there was some progress made with GeSHi syntax
> highlighting today for the wiki.
> Originally we were using a system wide pygmentize, due to not having php
> composer installed (or aware of what it did, even!). Now, I have switched
> to the proper upstream pygmentize, ran the updates from it to pull down its
> dependencies, and try use that.
> At first it we still spitting out some broken pages, but these were
> clearly just cached pages. I have since purged the memcached and all of the
> past broken pages that I noticed appear to work now. So I guess try using
> proper <source lang=...> syntax again on the wiki, but let me know if you
> run into any broken pages so that we can ensure that the problem was
> related to the system installed pygmentize without full dependencies, being
> the problem.
> Dan
> On Sun, Jun 17, 2018 at 10:48 AM Dan McGrath <danmcgrath.ca at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Just a heads up that I noticed that a small handful of pages were
>> throwing MW exceptions on the wiki when using syntax highlighting. An
>> example is:
>>   https://wiki.blender.org/wiki/Tools/Git
>> If you edit this page and change the very first <source lang="sh"> back
>> to <source lang="bash">, it will throw an exception in the GeSHI syntax
>> highlight extension, which uses pygmentize. I don't know much more than
>> this, so if you see an MW exception when trying to view a page, I would
>> suggest to try change some/all of the lang's from bash to sh for now.
>> On a side note, I have noticed that there are no redirects for the now
>> removed namespaces (eg: Dev:Doc) where some old pages used to reside, but
>> have been moved. I believe the proper way to migrate such pages is to put
>> it in the original place (Dev:Doc/Foobar) and then move it to the new
>> location (/Foobar), so that a redirect is placed for people using the old
>> URLs. See https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:Redirects for more info.
>> Long story short: if you moved a page from the old wiki, visiting the same
>> wiki.blender.org URL that it used to be should at least take you right
>> back to the old location.
>> Dan

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