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Bug 8842 - $wgFeedLimit and $wgFeedDiffCutoff seem to do nothing
$wgFeedLimit and $wgFeedDiffCutoff seem to do nothing
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
General/Unknown (Other open bugs)
PC Windows 98
: Normal major (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
Depends on:
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Reported: 2007-02-01 02:04 UTC by Invalid Account
Modified: 2010-05-15 15:48 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


Description Invalid Account 2007-02-01 02:04:25 UTC
$wgFeedLimit = 2;
$wgFeedDiffCutoff = 2;

In localsettings.php

Well this should make there less RSS/Atom feeds. Well I tried all sorts of variations and it appears 
these settings don't do a thing. They are mentioned in defaultsettings.php in that they're supposed to 
reduce how much at a time is in a feed and the second is too keep certain large sized things out of the 
Comment 1 Brion Vibber 2007-02-02 19:05:56 UTC
Keep in mind that feeds are aggressively cached by default.
Try setting $wgFeedCacheTimeout = 0; to experiment more quickly.
Comment 2 Invalid Account 2007-02-03 09:33:25 UTC
With "$wgFeedCacheTimeout = 0;" the setting $wgFeedDiffCutoff works, however $wgFeedLimit still has 
no effect at all neither able to increase nor decrease the feed size. 
Comment 3 Aaron Schulz 2008-05-16 20:35:29 UTC
Looks like the individual feeds need to check this. Grepping shows that only RC does :(
Comment 4 Aaron Schulz 2008-05-16 21:35:07 UTC
Fixed in r34942

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