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mw - VCS-like nonsense for MediaWiki websites
Copyright (C) 2011 Ian Weller <> and others
== Setup ==
You can install mw with the
This package is dependent upon python-simplemediawiki:
Also, the default merge tool is `kdiff3`, you can change this in your
.mw/config after initialization.
== Basic workflow ==
mw init
mw login # if you need/want to
mw pull 'Main Page'
mw commit
mw status
== Commands ==
usage: mw [subcommand]
commit (ci) commit changes to wiki
diff diff wiki to working directory
init start a mw repo
login authenticate with wiki
logout forget authentication
merge run merge tool on conflicting locate/remove diffs
pull add remote pages to repo
pullcat add remote pages to repo belonging to the given category
status (st) check repo status
For a brief tutorial, see:
=== Status command ===
`status` Will show whether a file has been locally modified ('M') or is clean ('C').
=== Pull command ===
The `pull` command has the following features:
* Can pull a new page/file, or update one.
* Can be provided a page name or file name.
* If the wiki has updates, it will pull those unless they conflict
with local changes. The user must then resolve/merge conflicts.
== License ==
This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or
(at your option) any later version.
This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
GNU General Public License for more details.
You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along
with this program. If not, see <>.
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