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$wgFeedLimit and $wgFeedDiffCutoff seem to do nothing
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Author: dodgy

$wgFeedLimit = 2;
$wgFeedDiffCutoff = 2;

In localsettings.php

Well this should make there less RSS/Atom feeds. Well I tried all sorts of variations and it appears
these settings don't do a thing. They are mentioned in defaultsettings.php in that they're supposed to
reduce how much at a time is in a feed and the second is too keep certain large sized things out of the

Version: 1.9.x
Severity: major
OS: Windows 98
Platform: PC



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bzimport raised the priority of this task from to Medium.Nov 21 2014, 9:30 PM
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Keep in mind that feeds are aggressively cached by default.
Try setting $wgFeedCacheTimeout = 0; to experiment more quickly.

dodgy wrote:

With "$wgFeedCacheTimeout = 0;" the setting $wgFeedDiffCutoff works, however $wgFeedLimit still has
no effect at all neither able to increase nor decrease the feed size.

Looks like the individual feeds need to check this. Grepping shows that only RC does :(