I got reports that a couple of instances where their federation stopped working. I suspect others also might have a slower federation because of jobs stuck in their Sidekiq queue.
I have done some debugging and came up with a patch https://github.com/tootsuite/mastodon/pull/12171 that I will start installing in a minute.
You should expect around a 15 second downtime during the patch installation.
This patch will strip metadata from audio files. This was the only way I found to solve this issue until a fix is issued.
@mastohost In addition to Sidekiq acting up, I've noticed my hashtag search column kept showing new posts but they were disappearing after reload and the last one was from 4 days ago. Now it seems to be working but the posts from those 4 days are probably lost forever?
@ondra that’s strange, I haven’t heard about that issue or ran into it. If the posts didn’t contain audio files this patch shouldn’t change anything.
If you could find examples of posts that should show up in your hashtag search and do not, let me know and I can look into it.
@mastohost They appear in manual hashtag search but aren't displayed in my permanent column combining different hashtags I'm interested in...
@mastohost Thanks. I've just noticed it keeps happening even after your patch. As soon as the 3 dots ("...") button appears withing the search column it's clear that some of the post won't be in pinned search column after the reload.
@ondra I understand but I can't really help with that. Only the dev team can revert that back or find an alternative solution.
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