cache corruption when FreeBSD mailing list web page recycles on Sunday

RESOLVED EXPIRED

Status

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Core
Networking: Cache
RESOLVED EXPIRED
14 years ago
12 years ago

People

(Reporter: Seth Hieronymus, Assigned: Blake Ross)

Tracking

Trunk
x86
Windows 2000
Points:
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Description

14 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.5) Gecko/20031007 Firebird/0.7
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.5) Gecko/20031007 Firebird/0.7

Every week, the FreeBSD mailing lists recycle, ie go back to zero mail messages,
in each of the categories listed at 'http://docs.freebsd.org/mail/current/'.

Without fail, if I have been looking at messages during the week, and then go to
look at them on Sunday, or after, the cache seems to get corrupted, or Firebird
gets confused (because a page which listed 100s of messages now lists 5).  

If I look at a mail message within a subcategory, ie:
'http://docs.freebsd.org/mail/current/cvs-src.html', and then hit the back
button (to go back to http://docs.freebsd.org/mail/current/cvs-src.html), then
the page is just blank, and any attempts to reload the page don't change that. 
To fix, I empty the cache, hit reload, and the page will be fine for the rest of
the week -- until Sunday when it recycles.

This happens with Windows XP, also.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Go to: http://docs.freebsd.org/mail/current/cvs-src.html
2. Look at several (how many?) mail messages, and keep hitting back to look at more
3. Wait until Sunday when the mailer resets the web pages
4. Go back to: http://docs.freebsd.org/mail/current/cvs-src.html
5. Look at one or more messages, hitting the back button
6. The page, 'http://docs.freebsd.org/mail/current/cvs-src.html' will go blank

Actual Results:  
Empty pages

Expected Results:  
Recycle the cache and show the actual page

To fix, just empty the cache
Does this also occur under Mozilla?
(Reporter)

Comment 2

14 years ago
Yes, with Mozilla (Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.5)
Gecko/20031007), the identical problem occurs.  

After previously viewing mail messages... on Sunday morning, go to FreeBSD
mailing lists, click on a category (src-all), click on a mail message (top
message?), hit back to go back to the mail category, and the page is blank. 
Every revisit to this page (src-all) is blank.

Clearing the cache fixes it for another week.
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Component: General → Networking: Cache
Product: Firebird → Browser
Version: unspecified → Trunk
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Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 12 years ago
Resolution: --- → EXPIRED
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