[OPEN-ILS-GENERAL] Circ and Placing Holds

Bill Erickson erickson at esilibrary.com
Wed Feb 27 22:00:14 EST 2008

Dan Scott wrote:
> On 27/02/2008, Bill Erickson <erickson at esilibrary.com> wrote:
>> Grant Johnson wrote:
>>  > Hey all,
>>  >
>>  > I'm still in a test mode and have discovered that placing Holds just
>>  > freezes as a patron on the OPAC.
>>  > Checking out a book throws a network error in the Staff Client.
>>  >
>>  > Are these known issues?
>>  >
>>  > Do I need to get the Circ rules setup before these functions will work?
>> Hi Grant,
>>  These functions should both work out of the box, provided you have
>>  calculated the Org Unit proximities, as described in
>>  http://open-ils.org/dokuwiki/doku.php?id=server_installation
>>  ("Configuring the System")
> Hmm - I see the FIXME beside that OpenSRF call in the wiki. Would it
> make sense to add that to autogen.sh (as we need to run autogen.sh
> everytime the set of org units changes)?

Indeed, I asked the same question.  The problem, as I understand it, is 
the proximity calculation is very CPU intensive for large sets of org 
units.  Perhaps we make autogen.sh build the proximities by default, but 
provide a flag to autogen.sh to avoid building the proximities when 


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