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Verifying downloads with signatures

Ciencia Al Poder (talkcontribs)

It says there are signatures to verify the downloads, but there are no instructions about how to do the verification.

I found this link helpful:

I'm not sure if it would be good to add it to the page or not. Ideally we should write basic instructions so they can be translated.

Kghbln (talkcontribs)

Yeah, a very good idea. This would help enable a wider audience to do this.

Composer found a smart way of verification.

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John sizoro (talkcontribs)

Please this is a waste of time

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Git: not just for devs

Summary by Gerdesj

Two positive responses seems more than enough! Documentation in progress

Gerdesj (talkcontribs)

For some time now I have been using git to grab particular releases (wmf.x) for my corporate wiki. As far as I can tell, I am basically doing what the biggest users of this software are doing (on a rather smaller scale) and gaining the benefit of getting arguably the best supported version at a point in time and the most functionality.

I've pretty much got updates to the: *yawn*, do it (whilst having a glass of wine) with minimal downtime.

I have pretty complete docs for installation and updating using git (--depth=1) and a system of symlinking to avoid nasty surprises and make switching from one version to the next very rapid whilst providing a way back.

Anyone have any problems with me pushing git installs on this page as a reasonable way to install the software beyond simply for development?

Kghbln (talkcontribs)

No, at least I do not have any issues with this. Perhaps you could create a dedicated subpage describing your process and link to it from here just to avoid this page to get crowded.

Gerdesj (talkcontribs)

Yes, a subpage would be a good idea.

Kghbln (talkcontribs)

I'd say go for it! :)

Gerdesj (talkcontribs)

User:Gerdesj/GIT Install - work in progress. When I've dusted down the basics I'll move it into place

Summary by MarkAHershberger

Siebrand: It is done.

Siebrand (talkcontribs)

Should we really remove all PHP4 mentions now? It's ancient...

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