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--- Comment #6 from Roan Kattouw <> 2010-12-03 21:26:12 
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(In reply to comment #5)
> Was asked to chime in with some background detail on this topic; a few items
> off the top of my head that'd need poking:
> * if not changing DB name, may need to trace down various things making
> assumptions about dbname <-> key/language/subdomain
These assumptions seem to be all over the place, so I haven't even tried to
tackle them.

> * if changing DB name, need to make sure anything using the dbname as a key 
> for
> shared data like CentralAuth is either transitioned or isn't harmed by the
> change
> * need to make sure interwiki keys / entries are kept or forwarded
> * need to make sure hostnames forward correctly (from MW config or does this
> need loving in the web server config?)
> * if keeping old DB location, may need to force cache clear of everything with
> full URLs etc
> * if changing DB name, need to either make sure the versions of MySQL in use
> support renaming databases (and confirm this doesn't have any replication
> problems) or that the process of moving tables from one DB to another doesn't
> explode
> * if changing dbname, check also for things that key on dbname *outside* of
> mediawiki itself, such as global config files, assignment of dbname <->
> cluster, etc
Sounds like we need to ask Domas for advice here.

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