[development] Pathauto scaleability - path column in node / user table

Moshe Weitzman weitzman at tejasa.com
Mon May 8 12:16:29 UTC 2006

This would be just trhe 'primary' alias for a given object, right? Url alias
table holds additional aliases that work but aren't used for building links.
+1 from me. I hope someone volunteers for this. I don't think it is too much
code. Just fooling with the  path functions mainly.

On 5/8/06 7:22 AM, "Adrian Rossouw" <adrian at bryght.com> wrote:

> One of the things we discussed doing once 4.8 is open, around the
> time of vancouver, was
> that in order to maintain an alias for each and every node, using the
> path table for that,
> was just not going to scale.
> So, simply adding a 'path' column, which is in effect the preferred
> alias for that object, and then using a
> node_link($node) function (or just l($node->path)), would allow us to
> run modules like pathauto on
> very large production sites with thousands of nodes.
> This is a faily simple, albeit fairly large patch. Do we have any
> volunteers / naysayers?
> --
> Adrian Rossouw
> Drupal developer and Bryght Guy
> http://drupal.org | http://bryght.com

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