|This feature was removed completely in version 1.4.0.|
|Database settings: $wgDBconnection|
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|Introduced in version:||pre 1.1.0|
|Removed in version:||1.4.0|
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This variable was set to empty string in DefaultSettings.php, but it was not an actual setting.
It was used to store a MySQL link identifier (return value of mysql-connect()).
Since MediaWiki 1.2, this variable was unused.
In MediaWiki 1.17 (a060794480fe), it was removed from DefaultSettings.php.