[pmwiki-users] Rebuilding $SiteGroup.AllRecentChanges and/or $Group.RecentChanges

Christopher Cox ccox at endlessnow.com
Thu Jan 11 20:49:52 CST 2018

On 01/11/2018 02:45 PM, Robert Riebisch wrote:
> Hi Christopher,
>>> how do I rebuild *RecentChanges after, let's say, copying in pages from
>>> another PmWiki installation?
>> It's more like a "log".  So you might have to copy it from another
>> system or backup and possibly even massage the data (for example if you
>> change the "logging" format and want everything uniform).
> What I have in mind:
> 1) Loop through all the pages (per group),
> 2) Extract all author + csum + ctime (+ host) information per page,
> 3) Sort all entries by time to reconstruct the timeline.
>    (Not sure, but sorting entries in RAM could be problematic for large
> wiki. Dunno, if PHP cares.)
> 4) Write to *RecentChanges files.

You (or me, or someone) could do this.  What logging format are you using?  The 

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