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From Steve Dahl <>
Subject Re: Lost page contents
Date Thu, 13 Mar 2008 22:26:07 GMT
Does the fix include any way to verify that the fix was exercised?  
It's hard to prove the absence of a bug without a reproducible test  
case, but if the log file said that a content deletion was avoided,  
that would show that the fix really addresses at least part of our  

On Mar 13, 2008, at 5:35 PM, Janne Jalkanen wrote:

> I think I fixed this in 2.6.2-svn-6.  Want to test it out?
> /Janne
> On 11 Mar 2008, at 09:44, Harry Metske wrote:
>> I can only add to this that I have seen it a few times too in our  
>> shop.
>> And always as a result of a page rename.
>> Very hard to track down the cause.
>>  Fortunately you can always restore the page from the previous  
>> version.
>> regards,
>> Harry
>> 2008/3/10, Steve Dahl <>:
>>> Two weeks ago, running JSPWiki 2.6.1, our wiki twice lost the
>>> contents of the Main page. All that was left was a single line  
>>> break.
>>> No one was editing the Main page at the time, and there's nothing in
>>> the log file about an edit of the Main page having been saved at  
>>> that
>>> time. The user who's listed as modifying the page (different users
>>> each time) says he wasn't working on that page at the time.
>>> We had a few weeks of success, and then it happened again twice
>>> today. Again, the log is not explicit about the Main page being
>>> modified.
>>> Of the four times this has happened, three times some other page has
>>> been renamed at the same time, and the fourth time some other page
>>> was edited at almost the same time as the modification time of the
>>> Main page. I'm not sure whether any of those are significant or just
>>> coincidences.
>>> If this has not already been reported, what's the next step for
>>> tracking this down? Would increasing the level of detail in the log
>>> be likely to help?
>>> Given that this happens infrequently, I don't expect to be able to
>>> trap it very quickly, but if it's going to keep happening, we don't
>>> want to write it off as a one time thing.
>> -- 
>> met vriendelijke groet,
>> Harry Metske
>> Telnr. +31-548-512395
>> Mobile +31-6-51898081

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