[aur-dev] [PATCH] Cache all front page stats in APC if available

Dan McGee dpmcgee at gmail.com
Fri Jan 9 07:26:00 EST 2009

On Thu, Jan 8, 2009 at 12:14 PM, Loui Chang <louipc.ist at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 04, 2009 at 01:43:58PM -0600, Dan McGee wrote:
>> Use the APC cache to store all of the counts and the recently updated
>> package list in a cache, which cuts down on the number of database queries
>> needed. If the data isn't perfectly up to date we will survive.
>> This version of the patch will also cache the relevant counts for individual
>> logged-in users and is more careful about checking whether the value
>> actually exists in the cache by using the status reference to apc_fetch().
>> Signed-off-by: Dan McGee <dan at archlinux.org>
>> ---
>> Sorry I keep tweaking this patch, but I've extensively tested this version
>> locally with APC both on and off and it seems to work quite well.
> I pushed this as is, but I had to commit a fix because it was causing
> this error:
> PHP Fatal error:  Call to undefined function apc_store() in
> /home/louipc/devel/git/aur/web/lib/stats.inc on line 36
> Are you actually testing your patches?

Definitely- I'm running the whole setup locally. I swear I had wrapped
these calls as you ended up doing, and I wonder if I lost work during
one of my iterations. Thanks for making the fixes.

Since we only run the AUR in one place and I know it has APC
available, I was a bit less intensive about testing the not-installed
case although I tried to accommodate it.


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