Manual:cleanupWatchlist.php

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DetailsEdit

cleanupWatchlist.php file is a maintenance script to clean up broken, unparseable titles in the watchlist.

OptionsEdit

Option/Parameter Description Required
--fix Actually clean up titles; otherwise just checks for them. Optional

UsageEdit

php maintenance/cleanupWatchlist.php [ --fix ]
Terminal
$ php maintenance/cleanupWatchlist.php

Dry run only: use --fix to enable updates
Checking and fixing bad titles...
Processing watchlist...
invalid watch by 1 for (7, "ABC")
Finished watchlist... 0 of 33 rows updated


It will only count the number of possible updates and output the result, without fixing the value. To clean up the watchlist, run the command with --fix.

Terminal
$ php maintenance/cleanupWatchlist.php --fix

Checking and fixing bad titles...
Processing watchlist...
invalid watch by 1 for (7, "ABC")
- removed
Finished watchlist... 1 of 33 rows updated

See alsoEdit