distroseries parent cannot be None

Bug #420295 reported by Steve McInerney on 2009-08-28
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Launchpad itself

Bug Description


after being able to create a distroseries for Gentoo Linux (10.0) I noticed that it derives from Ubuntu Breezy, which is not true. Could it be set to be stand-alone? Thanks.

allenap writes:
"...as suggested by bigjools, who also said: "FTR, it's a registry issue, and I don't think it can be fixed without DB surgery, if at all :("

can a definitive "Yes it can be fixed and here's the SQL" be provided?

Curtis Hovey (sinzui) on 2009-11-30
summary: - distroseries for Gentoo Linux derives from Ubuntu Breezy
+ distroseries parent can be None

The vocabulary can be modified to accept None, or we can admit that the distroseries is designed to Ubuntu.

affects: launchpad → launchpad-registry
Changed in launchpad-registry:
importance: Undecided → Low
status: New → Triaged
Tom Haddon (mthaddon) on 2010-05-28
tags: added: canonical-losa-lp
Julian Edwards (julian-edwards) wrote :

We're not going to allow None with the derivation work as part of changing the semantics of this field.

tags: added: derivation
summary: - distroseries parent can be None
+ distroseries parent cannot be None
Julian Edwards (julian-edwards) wrote :

Gah, that should be we *are* going to allow None.

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