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

Pedro pedlino at gmail.com
Tue Jan 17 02:30:38 PST 2012

Jonathan Aquilina wrote
>> 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.

My previous suggestion was not so good. "Check at startup" could make it
check several times per day (depending on user habits). Check once a week is
good enough for regular users but is bad for anxious users :)

"Check daily" (with a saved flag) seems like the best option.

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