[pmwiki-users] Renaming Groups
Patrick R. Michaud
pmichaud at pobox.com
Sat Jan 28 17:49:31 CST 2006
On Sat, Jan 28, 2006 at 03:24:11PM -0700, H. Fox wrote:
> On 1/28/06, Patrick R. Michaud <pmichaud at pobox.com> wrote:
> > On Sat, Jan 28, 2006 at 01:19:55PM -0500, Ryan D'Baisse wrote:
> > > What do the internal indexes provide? Are you referring to the
> > > WikiWords that are automatically added? If so, I have not used any
> > > in this installation yet.
> > The internal indexes are basically what allow backlinks to work
> > (i.e., finding all of the pages that link to a given page or category).
> > This really only affects the "link=" option to (:pagelist:); i.e.,
> > (:pagelist link=ProjectXYZ.SomePage:) might overlook some pages that
> > were last edited before the rename and had links to ProjectXyz.SomePage.
> Is it a good idea to delete wiki.d/.linkindex after renaming pages?
I don't think it makes much difference either way. It's true
that PmWiki will rebuild wiki.d/.linkindex, but the things that
.linkindex is built from (the individual pages) will still have
invalid target= values until they're re-computed.
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