[xwiki-devs] creation date not correct
Marius Dumitru Florea
mariusdumitru.florea at xwiki.com
Fri Jan 20 17:39:31 UTC 2012
I can reproduce on 3.4RC1. I also think this is a bug. Can you report
it? if it hasn't been reported already.
On Fri, Jan 20, 2012 at 7:31 PM, Edo Beutler <ebeutler at synventis.com> wrote:
> Hi devs
> Today we stumbled across, what we think, is a bug. All (at least
> almost all) the creation dates are wrong. They are set to the first
> occurrence of getDocument() for a specific document and not on first
> save(). Usually the difference ist only small (minutes), but there are
> cases where the difference are several days.
> We suppose that calling getDocument('Test.NotExistingDoc') creates the
> document and puts it into the cache with a current timestamp in
> creation date. Let's say you work now for an hour before you save the
> document, then the creation date would be an hour old even though the
> document has just been created.
> We always expected the creation date to be the moment of the first
> save. Thus we think it's a bug. We came across the problem because we
> had someone complaining that a document he created on the 19th was
> listed under the ones from the 17th. This could even happen across
> users if e.g. there is a link to a not yet existing page. User A
> clicks on the link, realizes there is nothing on the page and leaves.
> Hours later user B goes to the page and adds content. Now the creation
> date of the page would be at an inexplicable time for user B since he
> never touched the document until hours after the shown creation date.
> We work on 2.7.2 at the moment, but judging by the source code we
> think it should be the same in the current version.
> To reproduce it create the following script:
> #set($newDoc = $xwiki.getDocument('Test.NotExistingDoc'))
> If you reload several times you see, that the creation date does not
> change, even though the document has never been saved. Add a save to
> the script:
> Now you have a document where creation date and save date of the
> version 1.1 do not match.
> Should I create a JIRA issue for that? Maybe we could even send you a
> git pull request, but you would have to tell us where you want it to
> be fixed:
> 1. In save action. There the creator of the document gets set already.
> 2. In the store action. We think it would belong there, but are not
> sure if this would break something e.g. import or copy
> 3. Somewhere else
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