Show branches stacked on a branch when trying to delete

Bug #383804 reported by Jonathan Lange on 2009-06-05
This bug affects 14 people
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Launchpad itself

Bug Description

Launchpad does not let you delete a branch that other branches stack on. The existence of a stacked-on branch is vital for the functionality of all the branches stacked on it.

However, sometimes there are good reasons to delete a stacked-on branch. (e.g. In these cases, we should provide a list of all stacked branches to the deleting user, so they can make decisions about how best to proceed.

At the moment, we simply give the cryptic message:
    "This branch cannot be deleted as it has 1 branch sharing revisions."

which doesn't really help.

Paul Sokolovsky (pfalcon) wrote :

Having this problem now. As they say, "Up!"

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