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This bot replicates pages in a wiki to a second wiki within one family.


python replicate_wiki [-r] -ns 10 -f wikipedia -o nl li fy

to copy all templates from an nlwiki to liwiki and fywiki. It will show which pages have to be changed if -r is not present, and will only actually write pages if -r /is/ present.

You can add replicate_replace to your, which has the following format:

replicate_replace = { 'wikipedia:li': {'Hoofdpagina': 'Veurblaad'} }

to replace all occurrences of 'Hoofdpagina' with 'Veurblaad' when writing to liwiki. Note that this does not take the origin wiki into account.


The following parameters are supported:
-r                actually replace pages (without this option
--replace         you will only get an overview page)

-o                original wiki

destination_wiki  destination wiki(s)

-ns               specify namespace

-dns              destination namespace (if different)

Global arguments available

These options will override the configuration in settings.

Global options
ParameterDescriptionConfig variable
-dir:PATH Read the bot's configuration data from directory given by PATH, instead of from the default directory.  
-lang:xx Set the language of the wiki you want to work on, overriding the configuration in xx should be the language code. mylang
-family:xyz Set the family of the wiki you want to work on, e.g. wikipedia, wiktionary, wikitravel, ... This will override the configuration in family
-user:xyz Log in as user 'xyz' instead of the default username. usernames
-daemonize:xyz Immediately return control to the terminal and redirect stdout and stderr to file xyz. (only use for bots that require no input from stdin).  
-help Show the help text.  
-log Enable the log file, using the default filename 'script_name-bot.log' Logs will be stored in the logs subdirectory. log
-log:xyz Enable the log file, using 'xyz' as the filename. logfilename
-nolog Disable the log file (if it is enabled by default).  
-maxlag Sets a new maxlag parameter to a number of seconds. Defer bot edits during periods of database server lag. Default is set by maxlag
Set the minimum time (in seconds) the bot will wait between saving pages. put_throttle
Enable the log file and include extensive debugging data for component "item" (for all components if the second form is used). debug_log
Have the bot provide additional console output that may be useful in debugging. verbose_output
Toggles the cosmetic_changes setting made in or to its inverse and overrules it. All other settings and restrictions are untouched. cosmetic_changes
-simulate Disables writing to the server. Useful for testing and debugging of new code (if given, doesn't do any real changes, but only shows what would have been changed). simulate
-<config var>:n You may use all given numeric config variables as option and modify it with command line.