[aur-dev] Data left behind from a deleted package

canyonknight canyonknight at gmail.com
Sat Mar 2 09:36:03 EST 2013

On Sat, Mar 2, 2013 at 4:33 AM, Connor Behan <connor.behan at gmail.com> wrote:
> When I recently looked through the AUR source, it seemed to me that when
> a package is deleted, a record is only removed from the `Packages` table
> and that there is data for the corresponding package still in
> `CommentNotify`, `PackageComments`, `PackageContents`, `PackageSources`
> and `PackageVotes`.
> Does this orphan data get deleted by another mechanism I haven't seen?
> If not, could I send patches that do a better job of cleaning it up?

Foreign key constraints in the database schema should take care of
removing the relevant data from the other tables when a record is
removed from the `Packages` table.



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