Manual:fixTimestamps.php

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Details[edit]

fixTimestamps.php file is a maintenance script to fix timestamp corruption caused by one or more webservers temporarily being set to the wrong time.

The time offset must be known and consistent. Start and end times (in 14-character format) restrict the search, and must bracket the damage. There must be a majority of good timestamps in the search period.

Options/Arguments[edit]

Argument Description Required?
offset Time offset (in hours) Required
start Starting timestamp Required
end Ending timestamp Required

Usage[edit]

php maintenance/purgeChangedFiles.php offset start end


Terminal
$ php maintenance/fixTimestamps.php 2 20210801000000 20211231000000

Fixing 23 revisions (46.00% of revisions in search interval)
Done

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