[Catalog-sig] start on static generation, and caching - apache config.

René Dudfield renesd at gmail.com
Sat Jul 7 09:38:18 CEST 2007

Yeah, that could be triggered then.

For the case of multiple changes at a similar time, we could add some
checks to make sure the updater process is only running once.
Otherwise for the case when there are a few changes happening at a
time, the machine would get unnecessarily overloaded.

On 7/7/07, "Martin v. Löwis" <martin at v.loewis.de> wrote:
> > Now I just need to finish off the static file generation code.  It
> > needs a tool which can run every minute or so, which will look for any
> > changes.
> Would it be possible to trigger that explicitly by a write operation?
> I'm doubtful about cron jobs for that kind of stuff - they run both
> too often and too infrequent. It's too often because most of the time,
> nothing changes, and too infrequent, because the user making the change
> won't see it, and wonders where it got lost (they will see the change
> as long they are logged in, then they log out, and the release is not
> there).
> IIUC, every addition to the journals should trigger a change, and then
> the updating of the download counters. There are also changes to the
> templates, but it would be ok if one would have to trigger regeneration
> manually in this case.
> Regards,
> Martin

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