Opened on 05/18/2018 at 04:11:16 PM

Closed on 09/12/2018 at 04:14:56 PM

#6685 closed change (fixed)

Offer incremental filterlist downloads

Reported by: rhowell Assignee: rhowell
Priority: P3 Milestone:
Module: Sitescripts Keywords:
Cc: rhowell, kvas, sporz Blocked By:
Blocking: Platform: Unknown / Cross platform
Ready: yes Confidential: no
Tester: Unknown Verified working: no
Review URL(s):

Description (last modified by rhowell)

Observed behaviour

Currently, we offer the entire filterlist to be downloaded by devices once a day at

Expected behaviour

Devices would be able to download a diff containing only the changes between their current version and the latest version.

What to change

We can publish diffs from all previous versions to the latest version with the filename being equal to the old version (e.g. the diff from version XYZ to current will be at /easylist/diffs/XYZ.diff).
Each time the latest version is updated, each previously published diff will also need to be updated.

See the full spec outlined here:

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comment:1 Changed on 08/03/2018 at 02:06:06 AM by rhowell

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comment:2 Changed on 08/27/2018 at 06:13:24 PM by sporz

  • Cc sporz added

comment:3 Changed on 08/30/2018 at 06:21:39 PM by abpbot

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Issue 6685 - Offer incremental filter list downloads

comment:4 Changed on 09/04/2018 at 09:44:23 PM by rhowell

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comment:5 Changed on 09/12/2018 at 04:14:56 PM by rhowell

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