Bug 613773 - mergeErrata causes ConstraintViolationException
mergeErrata causes ConstraintViolationException
Status: CLOSED DEFERRED
Product: Red Hat Satellite 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: API (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Tomas Lestach
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Reported: 2010-07-12 15:33 EDT by Stephan Dühr
Modified: 2015-05-29 16:12 EDT (History)
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2010-07-12 15:33 EDT, Stephan Dühr
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Description Stephan Dühr 2010-07-12 15:33:04 EDT
Created attachment 431246 [details]
Script for reproducing the error

Description of problem:

When using the channel.software.mergeErrata() API call on a channel cloned by the API call client.channel.software.clone() with the original_state=False option, a org.hibernate.exception.ConstraintViolationException is logged in /var/log/tomcat5/catalina.out

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

Satellite 5.3.0 all updates installed

How reproducible:

always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. run the attached script, for example
./mergeErrata-test.py rhel-i386-client-5 clone-test-rhel-i386-client-5
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Actual results:

The data returned by mergeErrata contains all errata when the channel was recently cloned. But when removing some errata from the target (cloned) channel before calling mergeErrata again, the same result is returned, but the errata do not appear in the target channel. On channels with a higher number of errata like rhel-i386-server-5, I've seen "500 Internal Server Error".

Expected results:

mergeErrata should work like mergePackages, it should add the missing errata to the target channel.

Additional info:

As a workaround, it works to determine the latest update_date of source and target channel and then use mergeErrata with start and end date (each +1), which works.
Comment 1 Jan Pazdziora 2012-03-15 09:53:43 EDT
Could you please work with your Red Hat support to investigate the problem? In general, going through the support channel will ensure proper attention and triaging of the issues.

Thank you,

Jan

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