[Mediawiki-l] ResourceLoader caching problems

Szőts Ákos szotsaki at gmail.com
Sat Jul 9 09:59:18 UTC 2011

Dear members, 

I've just upgraded to MediaWiki 1.17 and also updated my skin file to use 
But the problem is with ResourceLoader, that my site is loading from 8 secs 
to 2 mins… Before it took approximately 4-5 seconds.

What I did:
I created an extension with an array structure in it:
$wgResourceModules ['ext.MorroHun'] = array (…) and inside I specified all 
of the necessary own scripts and all the CSS files (both own and skin-
After edited LocalSettings to load this file, in the skin file, in the 
initPage() function I added the module: $out->addModules('ext.MorroHun');

Everything is ok with the page appearance, but it's incredibly slow. Maybe 
doesn't ResourceLoader cache the generated compressed CSS and JS files on 
server side? Unfortunately the server doesn't have any caching facility 
(APC, memcache etc.).

I googled a lot how RL caches the results on server side but I didn't find 

Ákos Szőts

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