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mvs is a command line Mediawiki client.

Basic usage

  • login — Login to wiki:
% mvs login -d -u Bot -p "your_password" -w "/index.php"
  • up/update — Fetch one or more working files:
% mvs update
  • preview — Preview changes (does not commit anything):
% mvs preview -m "commit message"
  • com/commit — Commit (upload) changes:
% mvs commit -m "commit message"


It is important the the files you 'commit' are in UTF-8 format. It easy to run a simple utility over all of your .wiki files:

for i in *.wiki; do iconv -f ISO-8859-1 -t UTF-8 "$i" -o "converted/$i"; done

See also

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