Last modified: 2006-05-13 00:05:17 UTC

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Bug 5926 - Possible missing cache invalidation for user alerts
Possible missing cache invalidation for user alerts
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Interface (Other open bugs)
All All
: Normal normal (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
Depends on:
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Reported: 2006-05-12 23:41 UTC by netocrat
Modified: 2006-05-13 00:05 UTC (History)
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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


Description netocrat 2006-05-12 23:41:22 UTC
The two calls to $wgOut->setSquidMaxage(0) in outputPage() in SkinTemplate.php
whilst setting up 'newtalk' alerts aren't accompanied by a call to
$wgOut->enableClientCache(false) as occurs in the corresponding code in
Skin.php.  This seems to prevent alert messages from disappearing when a page is
reloaded after alerts should have been cleared by viewing the user talk page.

This applies at least as far back as release 1.5.6.
Comment 1 Brion Vibber 2006-05-12 23:43:55 UTC
Do you mean, for anonymous users? Logged-in users will already be covered by the user_touched update.
Comment 2 netocrat 2006-05-13 00:05:17 UTC

Actually, I'm not sure what I meant now - the call serves a purpose in Skin.php
but would serve no purpose in SkinTemplate.php.  Excuse this report, it was
based on a memory from an experience a day ago that I (clearly) didn't verify as

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