[Pkg-mediawiki-devel] Invalidated by dependency: Excuse for mediawiki-extensions

Platonides platonides at gmail.com
Thu Jul 26 17:12:46 UTC 2012

On 11/07/12 09:38, Thorsten Glaser wrote:
>> b) MediaWiki resourceloader will automatically minify the javascript
>> sent to the user. It doesn't need (nor should) be preminified.
> That doesn’t have anything to do with what’s in the Debian
> binary packages of the various ECMAscript libraries, which
> ship both copies. (Doing that at runtime is bad for performance
> anyway. Now I know why it’s so slow ☺ just kidding…)

The Resource Loader minimifies at runtime (it's obviously cached for
later calls), that's why I refered to it as "preminified".
And no, you can't preminify everything that could ever be served by the
ResourceLoader, see:

See http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/ResourceLoader

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