Unlinking a patron group should create new address from the shared ones to better manage deletions.

Bug #944380 reported by Steve Callender on 2012-03-01
This bug affects 4 people
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Bug Description

When unlinking a patron group, it would be better if the shared patron address was seperated from the group as well to break all linkage between the patrons. Right now when a group is unlinked, shared addresses remain on the patron card and display, This address is owned by another user and they cannot be modified or deleted unless a new address is created to take its place.

When unlinking groups, the address should be copied and assigned a new ID in the database.

Testing on 2.1.

Changed in evergreen:
status: New → Incomplete
status: Incomplete → Confirmed
importance: Undecided → Medium
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Dawn Dale (ddale) wrote :

This is not an issue if the library settings editor is set to "Patron Registration: Cloned patrons get address copy" "true". If set to "false" the address is owned by the first patron. Changing it to true keeps the address from being owned. However, previous cloned accounts still have this problem. After ungrouping the accounts, add a new address to the cloned account and mark it as the mailing and billing address. Then remove the old address if it does not remove automatically.


Jane Sandberg (sandbej) on 2018-03-26
tags: added: patron
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