[aur-dev] [PATCH] Add hard limit for the length of dependency lists

Johannes Löthberg johannes at kyriasis.com
Thu Apr 28 21:58:47 UTC 2016

On 28/04, Lukas Fleischer wrote:
>On Thu, 28 Apr 2016 at 20:44:54, Johannes Löthberg wrote:
>> On 28/04, Lukas Fleischer wrote:
>> >Introduce a configuration option max_depends which can be used to
>> >specify a maximum number of (reverse) dependencies to display on the
>> >package details pages.
>> >
>> >Fixes FS#49059.
>> >
>> Don't have time to poke at it right now, but maybe we want to make it
>> more like archweb and have a "Show more" link to show all of them.
>> Though we'd probably want a hard-limit either way, just in case.
>> [...]
>Huh? That's what we have right now... If there are more than 20 items,
>the list is collapsed and a "Show More…" link is added.
>The issue addressed here is with packages that really have a *huge*
>number of dependencies or reverse dependencies, such as git-git [1]. In
>that case, everything beyond the first 1000 items is stripped on the
>server side. Then, the remaining 1000 entries are transferred to the
>client and there, the list is still collapsed such that only 20 items
>are visible by default.
>[1] https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/git-git/

Oh, it loads the whole list and /then/ hides it, that's why I didn't 

  Johannes Löthberg
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