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Posted by Hammerite 2009-01-26 13:27:39 GMT
I have been alerted by the University's computing services that this site is using an inordinately large amount of computing power (meaning CPU time) when seems to be disproportionate to its activity. I've been asked to take a look at reducing the amount of work the site creates for the computers. With this in mind, I am disabling some of the fancier things that some of the pages do and removing some non-essential features of the site. I am also going to be modifying the way that some pages work, which may result in things breaking from time to time (I will try and fix problems I cause as soon as I am alerted to them). I apologise for this, but I hope it is obvious that I do not want this site to be any sort of inconvenience for the University of Sheffield and that I have to make sure it is well-behaved.
I should, I hope, be able to make the site more of a "good citizen" but if I cannot achieve this then I may feel it necessary to move the site to another host; again, I ought not to generate problems for the University.
Posted by Morganza 2009-01-26 18:58:28 GMT
Have you done an analysis of which parts of the code are taking the most CPU resources? Having gone through optimization efforts before, I know that running an analyzer to pinpoint which lines of code are responsible for performance issues can have surprising results...
Posted by Vincent Coppola 2009-01-26 19:54:32 GMT
I am unable to access any of the several games in which I am involved. A message I receive says "parsing error." This really bites.
Posted by BullCityFats 2009-01-26 19:55:08 GMT
I am getting the same error, specifically
Parse error: syntax error, unexpected '}', expecting ',' or ';' in /webusers/nu4wg/public_html/brass/board.php on line 178
Posted by ges 2009-01-26 20:23:14 GMT
Posted by anyeone 2009-01-26 20:29:22 GMT
Posted by BullCityFats 2009-01-26 20:36:27 GMT
I am now able to access my games.
Posted by ges 2009-01-26 20:54:50 GMT
Posted by Coyotek4 2009-01-26 21:58:42 GMT
Posted by anyeone 2009-01-26 22:09:11 GMT
Posted by pestaab 2009-01-26 22:22:13 GMT
Posted by ges 2009-01-26 22:28:02 GMT
Posted by Stuverats 2009-01-26 22:35:54 GMT
Posted by Betume 2009-01-27 01:45:43 GMT
I got a problem on my second action on the game "as fast as we can 2 "
on my first action I build a port on preston 1 on my second action
I?m trying to sell cotton using a cotton mill on rochdale 1 and
the newly built port on preston 1 . I select preston 1 port which is
identified as my by the game , but aftar submit the game says that
there is no port there !! but I?ve built it on my first action !
Posted by Hammerite 2009-01-27 01:50:06 GMT
Betume: should be fixed now, try again.
Posted by Betume 2009-01-27 02:00:48 GMT
wow , that was a quick one
it?s working now !!!
Posted by gisle 2009-01-28 07:58:55 GMT
Seems like a bug with dev.
Check the last message...
Posted by Hammerite 2009-01-28 08:19:37 GMT
Problems in that game have been resolved; the log contains garbled messages, but otherwise the game should be fine.
Posted by gisle 2009-01-28 10:30:36 GMT
Hammerite, it looks like the turn track has not been updated with the money spent. As this will affect turn order, I'll wait until you confirm this is ok too.
Posted by Hammerite 2009-01-28 10:56:40 GMT
You are correct, I forgot to fix the amounts spent in the games I corrected. I have tried to go through and make changes to some of the games that would have needed this correction, but I am likely to have missed some of them. Please let me know about any games you notice where the amounts spent are incorrect.
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