Server update, 2012-09-17

We’ve just finishing pushing out another update to the MusicBrainz servers. This release is mostly a bug fix release, with a few improvements thrown in for good measure. Thanks to Alastair Porter, Aurélien Mino, Nicolás Tamargo, nikki, and the MusicBrainz developers for their hard work on this release! Here’s what has changed:


  • [MBS-3540] – Set track length edits can become too wide
  • [MBS-3757] – ‘releasegroup’ used as the annotation type when displaying search results
  • [MBS-3956] – Merging URLs can be done as auto-edit
  • [MBS-4085] – Users with open edits can delete their account
  • [MBS-4143] – Removing a tag from a well-tagged entity can give "undefined" as text
  • [MBS-4365] – "Edit Recording Associations" displays track artists for recordings
  • [MBS-4584] – Track parser doesn’t understand fullwidth full stops
  • [MBS-4599] – Artist not shown next to release name in edit release label edits
  • [MBS-4872] – Can’t directly add a release to a collection if no collections exist
  • [MBS-4946] – Deleting account does not unset new profile fields
  • [MBS-4950] – Internal server error when cancelling a recording merge instead of submitting
  • [MBS-5010] – Running a slave database without READONLY database settings produces confusing exceptions
  • [MBS-5029] – Cover art from downvoted ASIN still being displayed in the sidebar
  • [MBS-5043] – Edit search forgets "low" data quality selection
  • [MBS-5066] – IPI fields are not validated properly
  • [MBS-5086] – Degrade release editor gracefully if release editor session memcached is not available.
  • [MBS-5120] – Edits changing an empty cat number to a non-empty one can overwrite each other
  • [MBS-5143] – Non-translatable items on ""
  • [MBS-5164] – Non-translatable items on "<MBID>/edit_annotation&quot;
  • [MBS-5194] – Set primary alias for locale is auto-edit
  • [MBS-5204] – & in an image comment shows up as &amp; in edits
  • [MBS-5205] – Text diff incorrectly highlights first word that didn’t change
  • [MBS-5209] – statistics/editors largely untranslatable
  • [MBS-5210] – statistics/timeline shows the menu and page footer in English
  • [MBS-5211] – (Part of) page title untranslatable for statistics/*
  • [MBS-5212] – search/edits is largely untranslatable
  • [MBS-5217] – Internal server error loading a report when reports have never been generated
  • [MBS-5224] – Historic edits are shown incorrectly when the server is translated
  • [MBS-5235] – Edit search is not correctly ordered when edits have the same open time
  • [MBS-5239] – Dropdowns on "Add/Edit Relationship" pages are untranslatable
  • [MBS-5248] – Subscriptions mails should not have In-Reply-To and References headers
  • [MBS-5252] – data dump MD5SUMS file includes temporary paths and private dump
  • [MBS-5255] – Replication trigger for release_group_secondary_type_join is misnamed and duplicates trigger for release_group_secondary_type
  • [MBS-5257] – Split artist is stuck and doesn’t get removed
  • [MBS-5258] – DropReplicationTriggers.sql not in sync with CreateReplicationTriggers.sql
  • [MBS-5259] – Track Parser "detect track durations" is broken on releases with DiscIDs, appending lengths to Artist
  • [MBS-5270] – scripts complain about LWP not being loaded
  • [MBS-5271] – gravatar hash should be made of lower cased smtp address


  • [MBS-169] – Show number of subscriptions on subscriptions page
  • [MBS-3360] – Remove unused tags and garbage collect tags on retagging
  • [MBS-3878] – Number of votes to fail normal and low quality data should be the same
  • [MBS-4465] – Cover Art Archive > Ability to navigate through zoomed cover arts
  • [MBS-4638] – Show more information on the reorder cover art page
  • [MBS-4779] – url should accept various ISWC formatting
  • [MBS-5251] – URL statistics
  • [MBS-5263] – Cover art from sidebar should not be included in the set of images when you’re navigating through zoomed cover arts
  • [MBS-5267] – Make fallback to language detection via browser headers optional
  • [MBS-5273] – Normalise mobile Wikipedia URLs

New Feature

  • [MBS-4825] – Normalize blogspot URLs


  • [MBS-5008] – Remove voting differences for data quality
  • [MBS-5249] – Update replication triggers verbosity for the search server updater module


  • [MBS-3135] – Predefined edit URL should be redirect/converted to standard edit searches

The Git commit SHA for this release is 8060824492, git tag v-2012-09-17.

3 thoughts on “Server update, 2012-09-17”

  1. GIT tag?
    Or could you describe the proper way to get all the updates with the already published release SHA?
    Thank you!

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