This page is a translated version of the page Manual:Pywikibot/Compat/deprecation and the translation is 24% complete.

Pywikibot compat is deprecated. Users still using compat should migrate to core.

Pywikipediabot (then "Pywikibot") was started back in 2002. In 2002 MediaWiki didn't have an api so pywikibot used screen scraping to interact with MediaWiki. In 2007 a new branch (rewrite, now core) was started from scratch using the (then new) MediaWiki api. Over the years core got more mature and most scripts were migrated. In 2013 core surpassed compat in number of changes. In 2015 the developers of Pywikibot decided to deprecate the compat version of Pywikibot and discontinue support for compat (see phab:T99365 and phab:T101214). MediaWiki 1.27 was the last release supported by compat branch (see phab:T150613).

Používání skriptů

If you're just using Pywikibot scripts you can just install Pywikibot core. Most scripts have been migrated. Pywikibot core uses a wrapper to run all the scripts. If you are using standard scripts (like, you can run it in core by using For example:

$ python redirect # instead of python

Migrace kódu

If you wrote scripts based on compat, there is a conversion in core which helps you to migrate. And there is a script that automatically port your compat-based scripts to core.

If you have problems converting your code get in touch with us so we can help you.

Známé problémy

Blokující problémy

mysqldb.connect("testwiki.labsdb", db = pywikibot.Site().dbName() + "_p", user = config.db_username, passwd = config.db_password)

Blokující chyby?

If you have seen any blocking bug that doesn't let you run your script in core, please file a bug in Phabricator (if it's not there yet) and mention it in phab:T99365.