[RFC PATCH] REST: Add new setting for maximum API page size

Andrew Donnellan andrew.donnellan at au1.ibm.com
Wed Jul 25 17:01:16 AEST 2018

On 24/07/18 15:10, Andrew Donnellan wrote:
> In 41790caf59ad ("REST: Limit max page size") we limited the maximum page
> size to the default page size in the settings.
> This turns out to be rather restrictive, as we usually want to keep the
> default page size low, but an administrator may want to allow API clients
> to fetch more than that per request.
> Add a new setting, MAX_REST_RESULTS_PER_PAGE, to set the maximum page size.
> Closes: #202 ("Separate max API page size and default API page size into different settings")
> Suggested-by: Stewart Smith <stewart at linux.ibm.com>
> Suggested-by: Joel Stanley <joel at jms.id.au>
> Signed-off-by: Andrew Donnellan <andrew.donnellan at au1.ibm.com>

FWIW we now have this applied on patchwork.ozlabs.org and it appears to 
be working. Would like some more input as to what an appropriate default 
limit is.

Andrew Donnellan              OzLabs, ADL Canberra
andrew.donnellan at au1.ibm.com  IBM Australia Limited

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