Downgrade by store atime even when store doc is missing

Bug #1131742 reported by Jason Gerard DeRose on 2013-02-22
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Jason Gerard DeRose

Bug Description

Each FileStore (drive) has an associated doc in CouchDB. This `doc.atime` is the last time a reality check was done on the drive, meaning the drive was connected and a scan + relink was done to make sure the metadata in CouchDB reflects the current reality on the drive, adjusting as necessary.

When a drive has gone more than a certain amount of time without a reality check (currently one week), the confidence in those copies is automatically downgraded. MetaStore.downgrade_by_store_atime() is the API call.

Currently we downgrade using a view that sorts all stores by their atime. But we should likewise downgrade copies even if a FileStore lacks a corresponding doc in CouchDB. Actually, we should especially downgrade them in this case, because this is a symptom that something is amiss.

So this should be changed to use the file/stored view instead, so we drive the behavior based the stores in which there are files, based on metadata about the files rather than metadata about the drives.

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Changed in dmedia:
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
Changed in dmedia:
importance: High → Critical
Changed in dmedia:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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