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Re: (FoxUni) Re(2): Opening too many files?

by clintp (Curate)
on Jan 29, 2002 at 04:28 UTC ( #142242=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re(2): Opening too many files?
in thread Opening too many files?

Not a correction, a clarification perhaps.

The original poster mentioned "forums" and "writeups". In a message system with threads, replies, etc.. all going on at the same time it might be almost as much trouble to find out if an article has replies that are newer than a pretermined mark than it would be to fetch the articles themselves.

Unless, of course, it were built that way originally. From the OP's tone I gather it wasn't.

Whereas assembling a page and presenting a recent but not completely dynamic view of the data wouldn't be harmful in the case of a message board.

Using timestamps to determine if the static view should be rebuilt (or even having a background task doing it) isn't a bad strategy either if you can determine what your "timestamp" is.

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[thezip]: G'day all. Apparently Strawberry Perl has issues with deploying Spreadsheet::XLSX for Perl 5.24.1. I need this module to maintain compatability with an existing script. I'm new to Strawberry -- is there a safe way to manually deploy this?
[MidLifeXis]: Where is it hanging up?
[MidLifeXis]: ISTR having a couple of issue based on undeclared dependencies around the time I was looking at that module on my last project, but cannot say if that was the module that I had the dependency issues with.
[MidLifeXis]: (5.22 at that time)
[MidLifeXis]: Yeah, I know, really helpful :-)
[Corion]: If all else fails, Spreadsheet::XLSX should be "installable" by manually copying the files, provided that the prerequisites are met
[thezip]: It fails in the "formatted 2-digit numeric" tests

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