Opened 18 years ago

Closed 18 years ago

#251 closed defect (fixed)

Row was updated or deleted by another transaction in trashcan

Reported by: Nicklas Nordborg Owned by: Nicklas Nordborg
Priority: minor Milestone:
Component: web Version:
Keywords: Cc:


Items mapped by cascade="delete" may result in exception when deleting them from the trashcan

The scenario is this: We have items A and B of two different types. B is a child item to A and the mapping is such that if A is deleted then B is deleted by cascade. Ie. The relation is mapped with cascade="delete" in the mapping file.

Now, we have flagged both A and B for deletion and use the trashcan to delete them. The actual order of deletion is not known, so it might be that B is deleted before A. Then when A is about to be deleted Hibernate follows the cascade and tries to delete B again. Since, B has already been deleted this results in an exception like the following:

Row was updated or deleted by another transaction (or unsaved-value mapping was incorrect): []

In this case the Message was connected to a Job which cascade deletes all messages linked to the job. Ie. the job is the A item and the message is the B item.

I think this could be a bug in Hibernate which should *know* the best deletion order. Since every action is put into the Hibernate cache and isn't executed until a commit() is called it is uncertain if a changed deletion order on our side will change this behaviour.

Change History (1)

comment:1 by Nicklas Nordborg, 18 years ago

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

(In [2284]) Fixes #251: Row was updated or deleted by another transaction in trashcan

Deleted a call to HibernateUtil.flush() in DbControl.commit(). This was introduced just a few weeks ago to solve some other problem with the trashcan... But I think this problem has been solved by the iterative approach now implemented in the trashcan.

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