[pmwiki-users] sharing in farms (was: Re: Core Spam Blcok Thoughts)

christian.ridderstrom at gmail.com christian.ridderstrom at gmail.com
Sun May 28 16:12:37 CDT 2006

On Thu, 20 Apr 2006, Patrick R. Michaud wrote:

> On Thu, Apr 20, 2006 at 07:47:26PM -0400, Neil Herber wrote:
>> At 2006-04-20  04:36 PM -0500, Patrick R. Michaud is rumored to have said:
>>> (In other words, it's not necessary to share the entire Site group--
>>> one can simply share the single Site.Blocklist or Site.FarmBlocklist page.)
>> What about extending this even further such that there is a Farm
>> group that is shared by all the wikis in the farm?
>> I know this is possible to do already, but it struck me that it might
>> be useful to have a "standard" farm-wide group of pages. I have not
>> thought through the implications of editing those pages, but off the
>> top of my head I would be inclined to treat them like
>> "farmconfig.php". Only the administrator with access to the farm
>> files can edit them. (Otherwise, they are just a glorified wikilib.d/).
>> Just thinking out loud here - probably a bad idea on an empty stomach.
> We could do it as a recipe, or as something that is provided in
> a sample-farmconfig.php file (perhaps commented out).

I think having a recipe for sharing a group over a farm is a good idea. 
That's what I do today with the group 'Site/', but that isn't perfect. 
Some of the pages are better kept local to a wiki (e.g. AllRecentChanges).
Then again, some of the pages you want common for the farm, e.g. 


Christian Ridderström, +46-8-768 39 44               http://www.md.kth.se/~chr

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