FW: [pmwiki-users] Recent changes missing most changes

Irv Mills imills at tnt21.com
Tue Nov 15 15:22:33 CST 2005

OK, I give that a try.

Irv Mills

-----Original Message-----
From: Patrick R. Michaud [mailto:pmichaud at pobox.com] 
Sent: Tuesday, November 15, 2005 3:44 PM
To: Irv Mills
Cc: pmwiki-users at pmichaud.com
Subject: Re: FW: [pmwiki-users] Recent changes missing most changes

On Tue, Nov 15, 2005 at 02:26:56PM -0500, Irv Mills wrote:
> For any group where I have gone to the RecentChanges page and deleted 
> everything, all the new recent changes after that point do show up, 
> although nothing older than the delete (but I guess that would be 
> expected). Perhaps I should just go ahead and do this for all the 
> groups, but it seems like a lot to do and leaves me with the nagging 
> feeling that something is still wrong. Any ideas?

My suggestion is to go ahead and remove any RecentChanges pages that are
giving you trouble and see if the problem shows up again.  


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Irv Mills [mailto:imills at tnt21.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, November 09, 2005 9:51 PM
> To: 'Patrick R. Michaud'
> Cc: 'Waylan Limberg'; 'pmwiki-users at pmichaud.com'
> Subject: RE: [pmwiki-users] Recent changes missing most changes
> Thanks, Patrick!
> And by the way, thanks for all the work you've done on this excellent 
> piece of software. The little problem I seem to be having with "recent

> changes" is pretty minor, otherwise everything works great and is very

> easy to use.
> Not sure why you couldn't access my site. It's running on my desktop 
> computer and is connected to the internet via the local cable TV 
> company. I am the administrator (if I'm worthy of such a title) so 
> anything might be going wrong without me knowing about it. I have 
> asked my kids, who all live in other cities (Ottawa, London and 
> Kitchener, Ontario, Canada) to see if they can access it.
> All Recent Changes works now that I understand where it is (thanks) 
> and I think it is picking up all changes. I deleted the contents of 
> the Recent Changes page in the Events group (which definitely wasn't
> working) and now it seems to be picking up all changes. I started out 
> with pmwiki version 2.0.beta54, so I don't know why this should be. I 
> suppose I could just go and delete the current contents of the Recent 
> Changes pages for each group, but I'd like to know why this is 
> happening.
> I don't have any cookbook recipes loaded. I have written a php gallery

> creation script, which works externally to pmwiki.php and does add 
> pages to the wiki. I don't expect these pages to show up in Recent 
> Changes, though it would be nice if they could. I see in some of the 
> recent activity on the mailing list that the pagelist markup might be 
> able to do this for me.
> Anyway, I don't want to waste your time, so I'll get back to you when 
> I'm sure that my wiki can be accessed from the internet as well as my 
> local intranet.
> Irv Mills
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Patrick R. Michaud [mailto:pmichaud at pobox.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, November 09, 2005 11:53 AM
> To: Irv Mills
> Cc: 'Waylan Limberg'; pmwiki-users at pmichaud.com
> Subject: Re: [pmwiki-users] Recent changes missing most changes
> On Tue, Nov 08, 2005 at 11:23:50AM -0500, Irv Mills wrote:
> > 
> > That isn't happening on my wiki. I just did a bunch of testing and 
> > it seems to happens sometimes, but not always. And most of time for 
> > some groups, but never for other groups. But the changes do show up 
> > in the history for each page. [...]
> I tried accessing the site you gave but keep getting an "operation 
> timed out" error.
> Do you have any cookbook recipes loaded?  Perhaps one of those is 
> changing the RecentChanges configuration.
> Is your site an upgrade from earlier versions of PmWiki?  Perhaps the 
> RecentChanges are appearing at the bottom or the middle of the page. 
> (The RecentChanges page format changed slightly in 2.0 and this can 
> cause the recent changes to appear in the middle or at the bottom of a

> page.  If this is the case, just erase the RecentChanges page or 
> manually edit it to put the latest entry at the top and all will work
> again.)
> All PmWiki installations have an AllRecentChanges page by default, 
> usually in Site.AllRecentChanges.
> Pm
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