[Mediawiki-l] recentchanges Was: [Wikitech-l] importDump and setting rc_bot

Platonides Platonides at gmail.com
Mon May 21 19:24:58 UTC 2007

Jim Hu wrote:
> The problem is that I want to be able to see in recentchanges when a  
> human has edited the pages.  So, I want to have the script-generated  
> pages marked as bot edits and let the human changes show through.  I  
> can mark the script-generated pages as being from a bot by flagging  
> them in the recentchanges...but the human ones still aren't there  
> because the limit on 5000 entries in recentchanges when  
> rebuildrecentchanges.php runs.  My scripts run daily and they  
> typically affect more than 5000 pages at a time.
> I'm concerned that just raising or eliminating the limit will make  
> things unacceptably slow and make the table too large.  I'm wondering  
> about hacking the script to separate passes for bots and non-bots.   
> Thoughts?

What about making your imports not appearing on RecentChanges?
Seems the problem you need to solve.

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