New CAS metadata support in 3.4

Cantor, Scott cantor.2 at
Thu Nov 15 17:05:44 EST 2018

On 11/15/18, 4:38 PM, "users on behalf of Paul B. Henson" <users-bounces at on behalf of henson at> wrote:

> Huh. I didn't realize it wasn't popular; seemed simpler to just add all
> the ad-hoc metadata in place rather than include another config file to
> deal with...

No, it makes reloading hell if you're also loading the eduGAIN aggregate. That doesn't even work reliably on a server that's got less than 4-5G of RAM, and it can take a non-trivial amount of time. Separate files or LocalDynamic allows targeted reloading without affecting the rest.

-- Scott

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