wiki slightly broken still?
frederic.delanoy at gmail.com
Wed Jul 28 17:08:48 CDT 2010
On Wed, Jul 28, 2010 at 23:35, David Gerard <dgerard at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 28 July 2010 21:49, Dimi Paun <dimi at lattica.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, 2010-07-28 at 13:05 -0700, Dan Kegel wrote:
>>> Creating new wiki pages seems broken today...
>> Yes, due to all the spam, we've hit the ext3 limit
>> of subdirectories (32k). More here:
>> I'm looking into how we can clean this up.
> Ubuntu hit this one:
> The other solution is permanent deletion of the spam pages from the
> actual file system. I've done such pruning before, and it needs
> (obviously) to be done with *remarkable* care. It's also very fiddly.
> I eventually cobbled together scripts to do the deletion for me. (At
> an old workplace, I don't have them to hand.) The MoinMoin page above
> lists maintenance scripts that can do it for you.
> They also suggest moving the wiki directories to a filesystem that can
> allow stupid amounts of directories, like XFS. (Even ext4 only scales
> to 64,000 directories.)
seems to indicate there is no such limit.
Maybe this was the case a couple of years ago.
Additionally, migrating from ext3 to ext4 should give the least
headaches (maybe a kernel recompile, YMMV)
> MoinMoin 2.0 will apparently use a database instead of flat files.
> ETA: some time or other in the far future. "we can't tell exactly when
> the new storage stuff will be production ready, but I expect end 2008
> .. mid 2009." Ahem.
> Oh, and moinmo.in regards this as not being a "bug", but the result of
> bad file system design. (And not, e.g., a wiki that doesn't scale.)
> - d.
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