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Bug 8042 - Query pages only support a maximum of 1,000 pages
Query pages only support a maximum of 1,000 pages
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Special pages (Other open bugs)
unspecified
All All
: Normal normal (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
http://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index....
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Blocks:
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Reported: 2006-11-26 10:11 UTC by Robert Leverington
Modified: 2006-12-19 13:10 UTC (History)
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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


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Description Robert Leverington 2006-11-26 10:11:44 UTC
Special:Uncategorized_pages only shows 1,000 pages, this is a problem on even medium sized 
wikis. I have proved that it isn't just that it is because the wiki has exactly 1,000 
pages as the bug ocurs on meta: http://meta.wikimedia.org/w/
index.php?title=Special:Uncategorizedpages&limit=10000000&offset=0 and the commons http://
commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special:Uncategorizedpages&limit=10000000&offset=0

Good day.
Comment 1 Rotem Liss 2006-11-26 15:16:06 UTC
These are all the query pages.
Comment 2 Rotem Liss 2006-11-26 15:16:23 UTC
It may be caused by caching, by the way.
Comment 3 Rob Church 2006-11-26 17:11:50 UTC
It is due to caching, at least on Wikimedia web sites, where this is enabled.
The query page caching utilities will cache up to a maximum of 1000 results to
save time (these things are cached due to the performance cost, after all) -
1000 results is considered sufficient for people to work on before the next
re-cache, in most cases.

Not really a bug.
Comment 4 Robert Leverington 2006-11-26 17:47:55 UTC
Is this maximum of 1000 changeable in LocalSettings.php (just not listed at http://
www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:Configuration_settings#Cache) or is it something to do 
with php?
Comment 5 Rob Church 2006-11-26 17:52:26 UTC
The default cache limit is 1000 as defined in
maintenance/updateSpecialPages.php, although individual query pages can override
this in includes/QueryPage.php. At this time, none do.
Comment 6 Rob Church 2006-12-19 13:10:09 UTC
As of r18162, the limit can be customised via $wgQueryCacheLimit.

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