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Hey guys,

So, I'm importing a fairly large wiki from elsewhere across to it's new Wikia home. It's XML dump is 87MB and I'm finding the Special:Import page seems to be very slow to upload, so the upload tends to get corrupted.

Now obviously, I do not have shell access to Wikia - so what's the best way to import it here? Cutting it up into smaller files is out of the question, due to the size of it - unless someone has a nifty Perl or Python script or the like to do so.

Nathan_Jacobs (talk) 15:49, December 4, 2012 (UTC)

I think a perl or python shell script would really be the only way. Wikia will only accept uploads of files as large as 10 MB - anything larger will not be accepted. I'll try my hand at creating a perl script to help, but I can't guaranteeing anything. sactage (w) 15:52, December 4, 2012 (UTC)
That would be legendary.
It's going to be quite a task to get it up otherwise :P
Nathan_Jacobs (talk) 15:57, December 4, 2012 (UTC)

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