[pmwiki-users] Flexible $DiffKeepDays [was: Urgent -- Memory size exausted - line 660]
dominique.faure at gmail.com
Sat Jun 2 02:41:06 CDT 2007
On 6/2/07, Patrick R. Michaud <pmichaud at pobox.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 02, 2007 at 11:19:27AM +1000, Kathryn Andersen wrote:
> > On Fri, Jun 01, 2007 at 12:40:30PM -0500, Patrick R. Michaud wrote:
> > > I'm not so sure it would make much of a difference. What did you have
> > > $DiffKeepDays set to before the file "exploded"? What would be the
> > > benefit of
> > > "if any file grows beyond a certain size, apply $DiffKeepDays=180"
> > > versus simply
> > > "apply $DiffKeepDays=180"
> > Because he doesn't want to lose the history for pages that have *not*
> > changed a lot. If one has a blanket "$DiffKeepDays" value, say if one
> > had a $DiffKeepDays value of 50, then a page that was last changed two
> > months ago would lose all of its history.
> Thank you, this illustrates the difference nicely.
> I'll see if I can add this feature in 2.2.0-beta. A question,
> though... once the history exceeds the target size, should we apply
> $DiffKeepDays on the entire history ... possibly eliminating it entirely
> if the entire history is older than $DiffKeepDays, or should we
> only remove the portion of the history (that is older than $DiffKeepDays)
> needed to reach the target size?
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Just my $0.02: Couldn't we adopt for the $DiffKeepDays parameter the
same kind of fallback as we're used to for authentication?
More precisely, couldn't this parameter be seen as a Page/Group/Global
attribute which would be managed via the ?action=attr, merging the
actual form and one inspirated from the Cookbook.ExpireDiff one.
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