[wp-hackers] WP 1.3-alpha-5 bugs?

Mark Jaquith mark.wordpress at txfx.net
Sun Dec 5 20:52:03 UTC 2004

Did you run /wp-admin/upgrade.php ?  The lack of a gmt_offset field is 
strange... it's supposed to be there in 1.2

I'd upload fresh files and try the upgrade script again.

Mathias Bynens wrote:

>This morning, I had my first experiences with WP 1.3 (1.3-alpha-5, to be exact).
>I was amazed. I didn't even know WordPress could get better after 1.2.
>However, I noticed some things that might be small bugs.
>1. Go to http://your.wp13a5.blog/wp-admin/options-general.php and
>enter something in the gmt_offset field (where it says, "Times in the
>weblog should differ by: x hours"). After clicking the Update Uptions
>button, nothing changes. The gmt_offset field remains empty. When I
>looked in the WP database, I couldn't even find a gmt_offset field
>there. Houston, we have a problem...
>2. After the installation, the 'category_nicename' field in the MySQL
>database isn't filled in. Same goes for the sanitized post titles of
>the default post ("Hello World"). That way, when enabling mod_rewrite
>rules, faulty URIs (such as /wordpress/2004/12/05// and
>/wordpress/category//) get returned. I had to "edit" the category and
>click Update to store the nicename, and for the post, I had to type in
>the post slug.
>3. Automatically updating the .htaccess file sounds like a good idea,
>but this won't work on my local server. I don't think my localhost
>will be the only one suffering from this problem. Therefore, wouldn't
>it be great if there was a text saying "The following lines were
>inserted into your .htaccess file:", followed by the updated rules?
>Can anyone confirm any of this? It might be just me.

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