[pydotorg-www] [Infrastructure] Access to www.python.org without going through the cache
mal at python.org
Mon Jun 2 13:59:29 CEST 2014
On 02.06.2014 13:52, Donald Stufft wrote:
> A better solution still would be to use the purge API so that editing a page purges the cached
> copy of the page and the update is available to everyone immediately. This is what PyPI does to
> allow Fastly to cache things for 1 day but still have near instant availability of new package
> uploads and the like.
Well, of course :-) I just figure that it's easier to simply bypass
Fastly than to implement the full cache invalidation logic.
Note: Even more better would be to have a preview button in the CMS
admin interface for the site. At the moment, we're doing live edits
on a production with no means to even undo changes... not exactly
state of the art CMS.
> I just figured i’d mention the kludge since it’s better than trying to wait :)
Thanks for the trick. It does help indeed :-)
> On Jun 2, 2014, at 7:50 AM, M.-A. Lemburg <mal at python.org> wrote:
>> On 02.06.2014 12:48, Donald Stufft wrote:
>>> It’s kind of a kludge, but just add a parameter to the URL, like ?foo=12332131 the full URL
>>> is used as part of the cache key.
>> Thanks, this does work, but it would still be better to have a domain which can be used for
>> testing the edits immediately and without having to hand edit each page URL (and remember to
>> bump the foo value for each edit cycle), something like www.int.python.org or
>>> On Jun 2, 2014, at 4:55 AM, M.-A. Lemburg <mal at python.org> wrote:
>>>> When editing pages on the python.org website, it is very difficult to tell whether edits
>>>> are correct or not, since it takes ages for the caches to receive the updates from the
>>>> Django CMS.
>>>> Is there a way, perhaps a special URL, to directly access the backend system without
>>>> going through Fastly ?
>>>> Thanks, -- Marc-Andre Lemburg Director Python Software Foundation
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