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Git user issues[edit]

Trying to squash these bugs based on both https://wikimania2012.wikimedia.org/wiki/Hackathon/Laptop_setup/Linux_MediaWiki and this morning's git / gerrit tutorial (https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Git/Tutorial) has led to lots of conflict messages that I have no idea how to resolve.—The preceding unsigned comment was added by KevinCole (talkcontribs) 21:46, 10 July 2012

For newbies such as myself, the answer: The laptop setup suggests making a stable branch from the clone. However to work with the bugs listed on this page, one should switch back to the master via check out. So, the sequence is:

git clone https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/p/mediawiki/core.git wiki
cd wiki/
git checkout origin/REL1_19 -b mywiki
git checkout master
git pull origin master

Thanks, Asheesh

--KevinCole (talk) 18:07, 11 July 2012 (UTC)

Potential improvements to this page[edit]

Kiwix mentioned to 1) Make instructions a separate page, less duplication of content with "How to become a MediaWiki hacker"; 2) make the areas boxes; 3) use MediaWiki extension BugzillaReports to show some lists of tickets directly embedded. --AKlapper (WMF) (talk) 15:32, 3 July 2014 (UTC)

"Open"[edit]

The verb "open" in the link labels is rather ambiguous. I naturally expected a report form. Is there something wrong with saying "List" (or "List of")? Nemo 15:57, 22 May 2016 (UTC)

About "phabricator Bug Report List" links[edit]

There is lot of phabricator links about "bug Report list" in this article. Each time, it is written that concerns bug reports and Enhancement requests. But I don't know how to see if in the list this is a bug or an Enhancement request. Is there a way to filter/switch between bug and Enhancement requests to improve lisibility and searches in phabricator ? Manta Ray DeeJay (talk) 10:05, 16 June 2016 (UTC)

Sadly not, due to deficiencies in our Phabricator install. See phabricator:T102#11218. Nemo 10:08, 16 June 2016 (UTC)
@Manta Ray DeeJay: There is not, and I wonder why it would be relevant. Could you explain why exactly you care whether an easy task is about fixing a bug versus about adding some functionality? --AKlapper (WMF) (talk) 10:21, 16 June 2016 (UTC)
@AKlapper (WMF): I don't want to talk only for easy tasks but in a general way. I think working on a bug or an Enhancement request is quite different. I think it could be nice having a filter to select it. Manta Ray DeeJay (talk) 10:44, 16 June 2016 (UTC)

Pls mark for translation; translation[edit]

Please mark for translation, or replace the part:

Note that these tasks to not have assigned mentors so you will be more "on your own". If you prefer to work on software projects with mentors, check out the list of software projects that we recommend. —Omotecho (talk) 03:09, 1 December 2017 (UTC)
Yes Done --Kaganer (talk) 00:17, 17 December 2017 (UTC)

Bad translate tag - starting from T12 English text is embeded in locale and never translated[edit]

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