[csw-maintainers] Inconsistency on package database

Ben Walton bwalton at opencsw.org
Sun Feb 26 20:31:18 CET 2012

Excerpts from Maciej Bliziński's message of Sun Feb 26 14:23:30 -0500 2012:

> http://quinoa.blizinski.pl/~maciej/opencsw/test.html
> It is a static HTML file, and yet it displays current information
> from the buildfarm database.  It dynamically fetches data from the
> buildfarm and fills the fields on the page.
> Arguably it adds about 1s to the page latency, but frees the package
> browser from the problems with local database schema.

I'd think that replicating the db directly to the webserver and
updating the package browser accordingly would be the best of both
worlds though.  It would skip the latency but get the same always
accurate, full featured information.

It could be ajax still, but wouldn't really need to be...


Ben Walton
Systems Programmer - CHASS
University of Toronto
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