[EP-tech] Re: Browse pages

Ian Stuart Ian.Stuart at ed.ac.uk
Tue Jun 10 14:20:59 BST 2014


On 10/06/14 14:08, Yuri wrote:
> Il 10/06/2014 14:57, Ian Stuart ha scritto:
>> On 10/06/14 12:39, John Salter wrote:
>>> If you set up a cron job to regenerate the page twice a day (so it's
>>> never older that a day), does that help things?
>> Unfortunately not..... because the generate_views takes several days to
>> complete (160,000+ records, all multiple-authors - "several" is a BIG
>> number) then the view is out of date before its even finished!
>>
>> :)
>>
>
> can't you just delete them every day, early in the morning? In this way,
> they're regenerated upon request, thus always updated at the current day.

Surely that's no different to either letting them auto-generate, or 
doing a "generate_views"?

(the problem is not the regeneration.... but the fact that EPrints seems 
to spend 4 minutes in a tight loop, having spent 9 seconds slurping 
every single author out the database...

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Ian Stuart.
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