[pydotorg-www] [Infrastructure] Access to www.python.org without going through the cache
donald at stufft.io
Mon Jun 2 14:01:08 CEST 2014
Oh another handy thing, anyone can purge a single URL from the Fastly cache, it
doesn’t require authentication.
curl -X PURGE https://www.python.org/whatever/
On Jun 2, 2014, at 7:59 AM, M.-A. Lemburg <mal at python.org> wrote:
> 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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