[wp-hackers] plugin updates on wordpress.org

Johan Eenfeldt johan.eenfeldt at gmail.com
Tue Jan 4 08:50:11 UTC 2011

On Wed, Dec 8, 2010 at 5:19 PM, Rich Pedley <elfin at elfden.co.uk> wrote:
> On 08/12/2010 15:59, Otto wrote:
>> On Wed, Dec 8, 2010 at 9:32 AM, Rich Pedley<elfin at elfden.co.uk>  wrote:
>>> http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/eshop/changelog/
>>> doesn't match either:
>>> http://plugins.trac.wordpress.org/browser/eshop/trunk/readme.txt
>>> or
>>> http://plugins.trac.wordpress.org/browser/eshop/tags/6.0.2/readme.txt
>>> (specifically the small section about Version 6.0.2 in the Changelog).
>>> The download from the plugin page shows correctly as 6.0.2 and contains
>>> the
>>> upto date readme.
>>> is this an issue with my usage of SVN or an issue at WordPress.org ?
>> The "plugin display" data doesn't update at the same time as the
>> plugin zips get rebuilt and such. So it's highly likely that the
>> downloads will appear before the new info appears in the Plugin
>> display. This is a consequence of us using multiple servers. Only one
>> server updates the plugin display, whereas they all update the zips
>> for download.
>> So sometimes, yes, the data shown will be old for a while. Generally,
>> you just have to wait for it to happen. :)
> and as if my magic... it suddenly appears. I waited 2 days before reporting
> it as well!
> Maybe someone could put together a wiki page explaining all the possible
> delays when updating (or add it to the plugin developer page?) and how long
> to wait before flagging it up.

So how long should we wait to report it when plugin information
doesn't get updated from the readme?

This is the third day since tagging a new release (which got picked up
immediately, thanks!) and changelog etc still shows the old
information. Screenshots are from the new release, but descriptions
are from the old one, which is kind of weird.

Plugin: http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/limit-login-attempts/


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