[Libreoffice] Check for updates uses keep-alive / impacts the server (opengrok, tinderbox..)

Jonathan Aquilina eagles051387 at gmail.com
Tue Jan 17 02:21:55 PST 2012

On 17/01/2012 10:54, Pedro wrote:
> Hi Michael, all
> Michael Meeks-2 wrote
>> I -imagine- we want clients to poll at intervals, instant notification of
>> updates is
>> not a useful feature to pay for millions of open sockets on the server
>> for.
> I hope you guys manage to fix this for RC1. Currently only the Beta version
> has this feature. Considering that only a small proportion of users are
> brave enough to try Betas and that Updates are only checked manually, it is
> worrying that this can have an impact on the server...
> IMO polling at intervals is also overkill (both for the user and for the
> servers). LO should have an option to Check at startup or Check manually
> (which disables automatic checking)

I think the best solution set it to poll once a week, and we must ensure 
though that connections get closed once the polling to see if a newer 
version is available is complete.

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