Users missing from topic list participants

(Erlend Sogge Heggen) #1

How come riking is missing in the overview?

He made two replies to that conversation. codinghorror merely closed it.

Topic list avatars are missing
(Jeff Atwood) #2

Dunno, scheduled task stuff @eviltrout?

(Sam Saffron) #3

maybe closed are being skipped for some reason

(Erlend Sogge Heggen) #4

I’ve noticed another instance of this, in an unclosed, active thread:

(Matches) #5

It is amazingly difficult to get the link on mobile, the share link doesn’t full select and no copy button. Have to drag, scroll drag scroll copy. …

Same issue, probably not just closing then.

(lid) #6

I just noticed it a topic i replied to

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There are 3 posts in this topic one of them is mine(2nd) and i am not in the participant list.

(Jeff Atwood) #7

Yeah this happens with annoying frequency. Another example

(lid) #8

It just happened to this topic after you replied

I don’t see a pattern

###Could be it “most recent posts” and most “posts” are colliding?

(lid) #9

let see test if most recent posts and most posts collide?
I guess not!

(Jeff Atwood) #10

This is probably my #1 hated long running bug in Discourse. So annoying, and it has been happening for a year now.

(lid) #11

Original poster, and last poster are safe, that leaves the possible cause on


This is probably just shooting in the air or in other words guessing, here The scheduler, reset them to nil in post_jobs_enqueuer.rb feature_topic_users() method) but for mysterious reason it is not able to set them back properly ( could be indexing related, I am not sure)

you can probably see better in the database logs if there was any error and what is the state of those columns

(loopback0 - TDWTF) #12

If this helps with repro - it’s happening on pretty much every recent topic on TDWTF - looks like every topic created in the last 2 days doesn’t update it, but it updates fine on topics older than that.

(Sam Saffron) #13

Sidekiq is hosed for some reason at TDWTF, I will ssh in and look at the root cause.

cc @PJH

Regarding this particular issue I will look at adding a job that fixes this to the “ensure db consistency” set of jobs.

(Sam Saffron) #14

There is a job that fixes this stuff now twice daily:

User icon remains in latest list after post is deleted
(Sam Saffron) #15

Confirming @riking is there now … so closing.

(Sam Saffron) #16