Some old MediaWiki bug

Posted on 2 CommentsPosted in IT

It could be useful for some old installations:

error.log is full of:

PHP Warning:  preg_match(): Compilation failed: group name must start with a non-digit at offset 8 in /var/www/html/wiki/includes/MagicWord.php

All pages are blank, but you can edit them with normal content.

To fix, you need to edit /includes/MagicWord.php like:

Its better to upgrade BTW.