[Wiki Loves Monuments] Thumbnails not appearing when uploading

Racso racso at colombia.com
Fri Sep 14 19:04:56 UTC 2012

Any news about this? I think this bug difficults a lot the uploading of
multiple images at once.

Some participants have uploaded multiple images with invalid IDs, using a
same, dummy ID for all of them; now I think they do that because they can't
asign the correct ID to each image.

2012/9/11 Erik Moeller <erik at wikimedia.org>

> On Mon, Sep 10, 2012 at 7:29 PM, Racso <racso at colombia.com> wrote:
> > I'm having some trouble when uploading multiple photos at the same time,
> as
> > the photos thumbnails aren't appearing after the upload. That forces me
> to
> > fill the pictures data (IDs, names, etc.) without seeing the
> corresponding
> > images, which is difficult if pictures for multiple monuments were
> uploaded.
> >
> > Is this normal? Someone else has had this problem?
> No, it's not normal; it's a bug with thumbnail generation on the
> cluster. See https://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=39975 if
> you're interested in the technical details.
> The gist is this: This bug appears if you're using a browser that
> doesn't support client-side thumbnail generation (e.g. IE) or if
> you're uploading a batch that's greater than 10MB in total size.
> We're investigating. WMF is having its all-staff meetings this week
> but Wednesday is a hack day, so I'm hoping we can carve out some time
> to look into this then.
> Erik
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