Topic on Project:Support desk

Jump to navigation Jump to search

Deleted external links are still shown on Special:LinkSearch

4
Stefahn (talkcontribs)

I buildt a "link system" on my wikis. External links are added in a special namespace and then integrated into articles by tagging this links.

Now, if we remove a link the site Special:LinkSearch still claims that this link exists on all articles, where this link was integrated into. The problem is Special:RottenLinks shows those deleted links too.

Is this a bug?

I can fix the errors by running Manual:refreshLinks.php but this script takes about 1 hour to run...

TheDJ (talkcontribs)

Those tables get updated asynchronously via the Job queue. Have you tried waiting, or setting a cron job or continious process to process the job queue ?

Stefahn (talkcontribs)

Thanks for your reply. It's been one week and the deleted link still shows up on Special:LinkSearch. The job queue is empty...

I think I will set up a cronjob with runJobs.php anyway. Is it enough to run it once a day?

TheDJ (talkcontribs)

Every hour is reasonable generally. You might also want to follow the debug log and see if you might be hitting any errors anywhere.

Reply to "Deleted external links are still shown on Special:LinkSearch"