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Bug 5527 - job-queue insert appears to fail for highly used templates
job-queue insert appears to fail for highly used templates
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Templates (Other open bugs)
1.7.x
All All
: High major with 2 votes (vote)
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Assigned To: Aaron Schulz
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Depends on:
Blocks:
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Reported: 2006-04-10 20:26 UTC by Daniel Kinzler
Modified: 2009-05-08 15:22 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Description Daniel Kinzler 2006-04-10 20:26:03 UTC
I just edited some highly used templates on Commons (among others, PD-old, used
about 30 thousand times, and PD-Art, used about 15 thousand times). When saving,
i got a "sorry we have a problem" error, but checking the template again showed
the edit went though. But looking at Special:Statistics, nothing went into the
job queue. This problem seems to occur consistently with highly used templates.

My guess is that the query used to find pages to update and/or insert them into
the queue takes too long and gets shot down. This problem defeats the purpose of
the job queue, IMHO...

It's critical to a project of mine that this works (see
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:License_meta-tags is you like). But
also generally, this causes inconsistency in the database. Since we have this
feature, people have started relying on it...
Comment 1 Daniel Kinzler 2006-05-01 23:54:22 UTC
Until a good solution for this is found, it would be nice if at least the table
updates for the template itself would be commited before the job-queue insert is
attempted. That way, the template would at least show up in the right
categories, etc, even if pages including the template do not get re-parsed.
Comment 2 Antoine "hashar" Musso (WMF) 2006-05-25 14:08:50 UTC
I got a "Zero Sized Reply" :/ on PD-old but the edit got through:
http://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=Template:PD-old&diff=1999686&oldid=1775931

no dberror in our logs :(
Comment 3 Aaron Schulz 2008-09-11 09:21:05 UTC
The jobqueue should be populated (at least now), each job row is committed individually
Comment 4 Aaron Schulz 2008-09-11 15:56:48 UTC
OK, have a fix for this. I'll commit after some more testing.
Comment 5 Aaron Schulz 2008-09-12 04:26:55 UTC
Fixed in r40741
Comment 6 Aryeh Gregor (not reading bugmail, please e-mail directly) 2008-09-12 13:11:26 UTC
Reverted by siebrand in r40472, caused division by zero.
Comment 7 Aryeh Gregor (not reading bugmail, please e-mail directly) 2008-09-12 13:12:11 UTC
Er, r40742, that is.
Comment 8 Aryeh Gregor (not reading bugmail, please e-mail directly) 2008-09-12 13:15:48 UTC
But it was re-reverted by Aaron in r40745, so I discover once again that I should read through *all* my e-mail before believing any of it.  :P
Comment 9 Rocket000 2009-05-08 15:22:33 UTC
How come this is marked as FIXED? It's still a problem on Commons. Is the fix in a newer version? 

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